Applied Earth Science, Vol. 126, No. 2

Applied Earth Science Division
12 Jul 2017

Applied Earth Science, Vol. 126, No. 2, 03 Apr 2017 is now available online. IOM3 members have free access to the papers below via our journals page.


Parametric investigation of a brine lens formation above degassing magma chamber

Andrey Afanasyev, Oleg Melnik, Jon Blundy, Steve Sparks, Ivan Utkin & Yulia Tsvetkova

Pages: 39-39

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306227


The Bongará-Mina Grande (Amazonas, Peru) Zn-nonsulphide deposit

G. Arfè, M. Boni, N. Mondillo, G. Balassone, M. Joachimski & A.


Pages: 40-40

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306228


Geological and mineralogical characteristics of REE mineralisation of the Verkhnee Espe and Iysor granitoid massifs (East Kazakhstan)

Akmaral Baisalova, Galia Bekenova, Alla Dolgopolova & Reimar Seltmann

Pages: 40-41

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306229


How semantic technology makes geodata more discoverable, more useful and more valuable

Antony Benham & Edward Lewis

Pages: 41-42

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306230


Climate controlling the formation of Zn-(Pb) supergene nonsulphide ores

M. Boni

Pages: 42-43

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306232


Optimising the REE-Zr-Nb potential of eudialyte and its alteration products in the Ilímaussaq complex, South Greenland

Anouk M. Borst, Henrik Friis & Adrian Finch

Pages: 43-44

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306233


The distribution of precious and energy critical metals at the scale of a copper deposit

Maurice Brodbeck, Lingli Zhou & Balz S. Kamber

Pages: 44-45

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306234


New software for processing LA-ICP-MS data for mineral deposit applications

W. Brownscombe & T. E. Jeffries

Pages: 45-46

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306235


Fingerprinting fertile porphyry magmas using apatite

Emily Brugge, Jamie J. Wilkinson & Andrew Miles

Pages: 46-47

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306236


Textural, spatial and temporal variation within the igneous suites of the Spence porphyry copper deposit, northern Chile

Edward Bunker, Jon Blundy, Frances Cooper, Daniel Condon & Simon


Pages: 47-48

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306237


The antimony mineralisation of Corti Rosas (Gerrei, Sardinia)

A. Cauceglia, M. Boni & N. Mondillo

Pages: 48-49

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306238


Climate change, groundwater flow, and supergene enrichment in the Central Andes: insights from (U-Th)/He haematite geochronology

Frances Cooper, Byron Adams, Jon Blundy, Ken Farley, Ryan McKeon & Alberto Ruggiero

Pages: 49-50

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306239


The geochemistry of the Waterford Copper Coast mineralisation, Ireland

Joshua Copage, Patrick Meere, Giulio Solferino & Richard Unitt

Pages: 50-51

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306240


Steps to developing iron-oxide U-Pb geochronology for robust temporal insights into IOCG and BIF mineralisation

Liam Courtney-Davies, Cristiana Ciobanu, Simon Tapster, Daniel Condon, Allen Kennedy, Nigel Cook, Kathy Ehrig, Benjamin Wade & Marcus Richardson

Pages: 51-52

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306241


Exhumation of Andean granites: implications for porphyry copper formation and enrichment

Simon Dahlström, Frances Cooper, Jon Blundy & Daniel Condon

Pages: 52-52

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306242


Volcanic ash-fall placers: a new type of REE deposit?

Eimear Deady, Alicja Lacinska, Richard Shaw & Kathryn Goodenough

Pages: 53-53

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306243


The geological conditions of fire opal formation in the Simav Graben, Turkey and Querétaro Region, Mexico

Andrew J. Dobrzański

Pages: 53-54

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306245


Characterisation of hydrothermal sediments at the TAG hydrothermal field (MAR, 26°N) and metal mobilisation in interstitial fluids

Adeline Dutrieux, Anna Lichtschlag & Bramley Murton

Pages: 54-55

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306246


Regional controls on water table depth in the Northern Atacama Desert; implications for supergene enrichment

L. A. Evenstar, M. E. van Zalinge, A. E. Mather & F. J. Cooper

Pages: 55-56

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306247


Designing an experimental approach to simulate the mining process of seafloor sulphide ore deposits

Emily K. Fallon, Richard A. Brooker & Thomas B. Scott

Pages: 56-57

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306248


Contrasting Cu–Au and Sn–W granite metallogeny through the zircon record

N. J. Gardiner, C. J. Hawkesworth, L. J. Robb, M. J. Whitehouse, N. M. W. Roberts, C. L. Kirkland & N. J. Evans

Pages: 57-57

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306249


Zircons and granite metallogeny

N. J. Gardiner, C. J. Hawkesworth, L. J. Robb, A. I. S. Kemp, H.

Delavault & B. Dhuime

Pages: 58-58

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306256


Geological observations, 3D interpretation and mining-economic

considerations for estimating and reporting the mineral resource at Cukaru Peki

Robert Goddard, Martin Pittuck & Paul Stenhouse

Pages: 59-59

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306250


An investigation into the relationship of orogenic quartz veins and disseminated mineralisation in the Klondike

Matthew Grimshaw, R. J. Chapman & G. W. McLeod

Pages: 59-60

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306251


Characterisation of the crystallography of gold using EBSD

Matthew Grimshaw, R.J. Chapman & M.A. Pearce

Pages: 60-61

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306252


Offset-type PGE mineralisation in the Sotkavaara Intrusion, northern Finland: an association with zones of low-cr clinopyroxenite

George L. Guice, Tuomo Törmänen, Bo Johanson & Yann Lahaye

Pages: 61-62

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306253


Characteristic of the metal distributions within the Lisheen and Silvermines Zn–Pb deposits, Ireland

John Güven, Roisin Kyne, Koen Torremans, Robert Doyle & John Walsh

Pages: 62-63

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306254


A novel mechanism for the formation of tropically weathered REE ion adsorption deposits

Liam Hardy, Billy Nason & Martin Smith

Pages: 63-63

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306255


Age and geochemistry of the Charlestown Group, Ireland: implications for the Grampian orogeny, its mineral potential and the Ordovician timescale

R. J. Herrington, S. P. Hollis, M. R. Cooper, I. Stobbs, A. Rushton, B. McConnell, T. Jeffries & S. Tapster

Pages: 63-64

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306257


Clumped C–O isotope temperature constraints for carbonate precipitation associated with the Irish-type Lisheen and Navan Zn–Pb orebodies

S. P. Hollis, J. F. Menuge, P. Dennis, J. Güven, A. Doran, A. Marca, A. J. Boyce, J. J. Wilkinson, J. Ashton & S. Roberts

Pages: 64-65

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306258


Targeting VHMS mineralisation at Erayinia in the Archaean Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: geochemical and hyperspectral halos

S. P. Hollis, D. Podmore & M. James

Pages: 65-66

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306259


Luminescence of REE minerals

Nicola J. Horsburgh & Adrian A. Finch

Pages: 66-66

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306260


Goldilocks or Plain Jane? The PGE metallogeny of the Bushveld LIP as recorded by the Rooiberg lavas

Hannah S. R. Hughes, Dominique Tanner, Iain McDonald, Olutola Jolayemi, Wolf Maier, Nils Lenhardt & Judith Kinnaird

Pages: 66-67

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306261


The pressure–temperature stability and composition of sulphate melts

Michael Hutchinson & John Dilles

Pages: 67-68

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306262


Gem diamonds outside of the standard model; future opportunities

Adrian P. Jones, Andy Beard & Judith Milledge

Pages: 68-69

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306263


Nb–Ta–Sn mineralisation in spodumene pegmatites of southeast Ireland

David Kaeter & Julian F. Menuge

Pages: 69-70

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306264


Global Se and Te systematics in hydrothermal pyrite from different ore deposits: a review

Manuel Keith, Daniel J. Smith, Gawen R. J. Jenkin & David A. Holwell

Pages: 70-71

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306265


Gold-barite-polymetallic VMS deposit of Maikain, NE Kazakhstan

M. Kokkuzova, G. Bekenova, K. Dyussembayeva, A. Dolgopolova & R.


Pages: 71-72

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306266


High-resolution temporal evidence for cyclic magmatic-hydrothermal evolution of the world class Qulong porphyry Cu–Mo system, Tibet

Yang Li, David Selby, Simon Tapster & Daniel Condon

Pages: 72-73

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306268


Solubility and speciation of REE in high temperature fluids: insights from in situ XAS studies

Marion Louvel, John Mavrogenes, Barbara Etschmann, Joël Brugger, Jean-Louis Hazemann & Denis Testemale

Pages: 73-73

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306271


The petrology, mineralogy and geochemistry of the large Fen Carbonatite Complex (Norway) REE-Nb resource

Christian Marien, Arjan H. Dijkstra & Colin Wilkins

Pages: 74-74

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306244


Ion adsorption-type REE deposit associated with the Ambohimirahavavy alkaline complex: potential controls on mineralisation

Eva Marquis, Martin Smith, Guillaume Estrade & Kathryn Goodenough

Pages: 75-75

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306272


A new insight into ‘off axis’ mineralisation: geochemical and field evidence from Alpen Rose, Troodos

Andrew Martin, Iain McDonald, Hazel Prichard & Chris MacLeod

Pages: 76-76

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306273


Crustal sequestration of magmatic sulphur dioxide as an ore-forming process

John Mavrogenes & Jon Blundy

Pages: 76-77

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306231


The mineral systems concept: the key to exploration targeting

T. Campbell McCuaig & Jon Hronsky

Pages: 77-78

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306274


Hidden treasure: magmatic and geodynamic factors that influenced the development of Ni–Cu–PGE deposits in the northern bushveld complex

Iain McDonald, R.E. (Jock) Harmer, Hannah S.R. Hughes, Dominique

Tanner & David A. Holwell

Pages: 78-79

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306275


Hydrothermal transport of PGEs in porphyry systems – a fluid history of the Skouries Cu–Au (PGE) porphyry deposit

Katie McFall, Stephen Roberts, Jonathan Naden, Clara Wilkinson, Jamie Wilkinson & Adrian Boyce

Pages: 79-80

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306277


Shallow submarine barite mineralisation on Milos Island, Greece

Jo Miles, Jonathan Naden, Frances Cooper, Stephen Grebby, Eleni Wood, Elliot Wood, Emily Brugge, Kate Jillings, Manuel Keith, Murray Hoggett & Vlad Eme

Pages: 80-81

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306278


Critical elements in nonsulphide Zn deposits

Nicola Mondillo, Richard Herrington, Maria Boni & Giuseppe Arfè

Pages: 81-82

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306279


The geochemistry of caesium and fluorine in SW England: indicators of Permo-Triassic processes? Evidence from TellusSW

Charlie Moon

Pages: 82-82

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306280


High-Ce REE minerals in the Parnassus-Giona bauxite deposits, Greece

Evangelos Mouchos, Frances Wall & Ben Williamson

Pages: 82-83

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306281


Incorporating criticality into life cycle assessment for rare earth production

Robert Pell, Frances Wall & Xiaoyu Yan

Pages: 83-84

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306282


The Kassiteres porphyry – epithermal system, NE Greece: evidence for rapid exhumation leading to sub-economic mineralisation

Rebecca J. Perkins, Frances J. Cooper, Brian Tattitch, Jon Naden & Daniel J. Condon

Pages: 84-85

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306283


Gold mineralisation in the Yalgoo Singleton Greenstone Belt, Western Australia

Jamie Price, Andrew Kerr, Thomas Blenkinsop & Irvine Hay

Pages: 85-86

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306284


Bauxite in Abruzzi (Italy): the Campo Felice and Monte Orsello occurrences

F. Putzolu, A. Piccolo Papa, N. Mondillo, M. Boni, G. Balassone & G. Arfè

Pages: 86-87

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306285


Geochemical and Lu-Hf isotopic constraints on the petrogenesis of Ta-mineralisation in the Gardar rift: the Motzfeldt centre, South Greenland

Callum D.J. Reekie & Adrian A. Finch

Pages: 87-87

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306286


Caledonian gold mineralisation in the Southern Uplands-Longford-Down Terrane in Scotland and Ireland: a synthesis of current data

Samuel Rice & Simon Cuthbert

Pages: 88-88

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1313512


The Agdz Cu–Ag–Au Project: resolving the ore deposit model

Huw Richards

Pages: 88-89

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306288


Tectonomagmatic controls on arc metallogeny

Jeremy Richards

Pages: 89-89

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306289


Pre- and syn-mineralisation volcanism effects on intrusions and fluid focussing conducive to PCD generation

Alison C. Rust & R. Stephen J. Sparks

Pages: 90-90

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306290


Autonomous vehicles for ore prospecting: robots in the air and water

Thomas Scott, J. C. C. Day, P. Martin, D. Connor & J. Teague

Pages: 91-92

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306291


The geological setting of the Hemerdon W–Sn deposit

Robin Shail, James McFarlane, Laurie Hassall, Heather Thiel, Tom Stock, Mark Smethurst, Simon Tapster, Richard Scrivener, Brian Leveridge & Beth Simons

Pages: 92-92

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306292


Timing and source of rare earth element mineralisation in the Ditrău alkaline complex, Romania

Richard Shaw, Kathryn Goodenough, Nick Roberts, Victoria Honour, Matt Horstwood & Christoph Lenz

Pages: 93-93

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306293


Application of X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy in mineral deposit studies

Martin Smith, Santanu Ray, Sam Broom-Fendley, Heidi Burgess & Jon Caplin

Pages: 93-94

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306294


Development of a new automated technique for PGM identification on a SEM running AZtec software

Hannah Stephenson, Dominique Tanner, Duncan Muir, Iain McDonald &

Danie Grobler

Pages: 94-95

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306296


Fe-rich cap lithologies in the TAG hydrothermal field: implications for the preservation of extinct seafloor massive sulphide deposits

Iain J. Stobbs, Paul A. J. Lusty & Bramley J. Murton

Pages: 95-96

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306297


Sulphide melt evolution in the Volspruit project: the most primitive, yet most contaminated platinum-group element (PGE) deposit in the bushveld complex?

Dominique Tanner, Iain McDonald, R.E. (Jock) Harmer & Hannah S.R.


Pages: 96-97

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306276


Understanding the multi-episode formation of the world-class Hemerdon W–Sn deposit in the context of SW England granite evolution

Simon Tapster, Robin Shail, Harry McAllister, Eimear Deady & James McFarlane

Pages: 97-98

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306298


Age models for mineral exploration: effective strategy for end-user geochronology

Simon Tapster, Daniel Condon & Steve Noble

Pages: 98-99

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306299


Partitioning of Cu and Mo between felsic melts and saline magmatic fluids: influence of salinity, ƒO2 and ƒS2

Brian Tattitch & Jon Blundy

Pages: 99-99

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306300


The use of low-cost ROV for deep-sea mineral ore prospecting

J. Teague & T. Scott

Pages: 100-101

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306301


Changing world – changing exploration

John F. H. Thompson

Pages: 102-102

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306302


Magnetic fabrics of crust–mantle boundary in obducted ophiolites: preliminary data from Coverack, UK, and Mirdita, Albania

Jack Turney, Marco Maffione & Carl Stevenson

Pages: 102-103

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306303


Characterisation of Kalgoorlie and Cerro Matoso oxide Ni laterite using microfocus scanning EXAFS

Ifeoma M. Ugwu & David M. Sherman

Pages: 103-103

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306304


Responsible sourcing of critical metals

Frances Wall & Robert Pell

Pages: 103-104

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306305


Mineral assemblages and textures of granite-hosted veins in the Hemerdon W–Sn deposit: constraints from scanning electron microscope chemical X-ray mapping

Colin Wilkins, Bill Jeffery, Joanna Speer, Arjan H. Dijkstra & James McFarlane

Pages: 104-105

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306306


Testing the plagioclase discriminator using the GEOROC database to identify porphyry-fertile magmatic systems worldwide

Ben J. Williamson

Pages: 105-106

DOI: 10.1080/03717453.2017.1306307