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  • Mélanie Bouchard

    Mélanie Bouchard

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Ramore, ON; GRADUATED FROM: Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON; CURRENT RESEARCH: Lower Paleozoic stratigraphy in Mackenzie Mountains front ranges and interior plains, NWT; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Elizabeth Turner and Robert MacNaughton

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  • Sean Brace

    Sean Brace

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Sean Brace joined the Metal Earth Project in 2017 as a MSc student studying igneous petrology and economic geology. His research is focused on the syenite-associated gold mineralization along the Lincoln-Nippissing Shear which is south of the Larder Lake-Cadillac Deformation Zone.

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  • Danielle Brown

    Danielle Brown

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Geochemical and isotopic analysis of water and sediment to characterize lithological and anthropogenic contributions to the New River Estuary catchment in Southland, New Zealand. Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Leybourne

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  • Ian Chappell

    Ian Chappell

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Buckhorn, Ontario; GRADUATED FROM: Carleton University, Ottawa; CURRENT RESEARCH: Structure and timing of Archean gold bearing veins at the Grey Fox and Hislop Deposits, Matheson Ontario; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Bruno Lafrance / Dr. Dan Kontak

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  • Natasha Cyples

    Natasha Cyples

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Waterloo, ON; GRADUATED FROM: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (BSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Morphodynamic evolution of the Kicking Horse River, BC; An integration of ground-penetrating radar, remote sensing and gauging record analysis; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Alessandro Ielpi / Dr. Randy Dirszowsky

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  • Quinn Dabros

    Quinn Dabros

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Ottawa, ON; GRADUATED FROM: University of Ottawa; CURRENT RESEARCH: Compositional and textural analysis of the Kamoa/Kakula Cu deposit diamictite matrix, Democratic Republic of Congo; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Elizabeth Turner

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  • Michael Duric

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Bloomfield, Michigan; GRADUATED FROM: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; CURRENT RESEARCH: TBD; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Dan Kontak

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  • Jeff Enright

    MSc Candidate Geology

    From: Elliot Lake, ON; Graduated From: Laurentian University, Sudbury (BSc Earth Sciences), UofGuelph, Guelph, ON (B.Comm: Economics); Current Research: Implications of textures and mineral chemistry to ore-forming processes in the footwall to the Sudbury Igneous Complex (North and East ranges), Sudbury, ON; Supervisors: Dr. Dan Kontak / Dr. Andrew McDonald

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  • Naghmeh Farhangi

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Tehran, Iran GRADUATED FROM: Univ Sci Tech, Tehran (BMinEng) CURRENT RESEARCH: Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Genesis of Ni-Cu-PGE Mineralization in Black Thor Igneous Complex, McFaulds Greenstone Belt, Ontario FUNDED BY: NSERC-CRD, Cliffs Natural Resources, Noront Resources SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michael Lesher / Dr. Michel Houlé

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  • Vanessa Friesen

    Vanessa Friesen

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Calgary, Alberta; GRADUATED FROM: Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB; CURRENT RESEARCH: Origin, Emplacement, and Metallogenic Significance of the Powderhouse Dacite, Snow Lake, Manitoba; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michelle DeWolfe (MRU) / Dr. Harold Gibson (LU)

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  • Thomas Gore

    Thomas E. Gore

    MSc Candidate Geology

    A study of the relationship between the crystal-chemistry and morphology of millerite from magmatic ore deposits. Supervisor: Dr. Andy McDonald

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  • Marshall Hall

    Marshall Hall

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Sudbury, Ontario; GRADUATED FROM: Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario; CURRENT RESEARCH: Emplacement mechanisms and spatial and temporal relationships between low sulphide and sharp walled vein systems in Footwall mineralization in the Sudbury Camp; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Bruno Lafrance / Dr. Harold Gibson

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  • Drake Hyden

    Drake Hyden

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; GRADUATED FROM: Carleton University (BSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Structural Controls on Gold Mineralization Within the Walsh Formation of the Yellowknife Greenstone Belt; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Bruno Lafrance

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  • Evan Keir-Sage

    Evan Keir-Sage

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Graduated from the the University of Waterloo in my hometown. My current research is on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex, specifically looking at the impact of footwall assimilation. My supervisors are Matthew Leybourne and Pedro Jugo.

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  • Christopher Kelly

    Christopher Kelly

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Characterizing the geochemistry and alteration present at the Archean Hislop and Grey Fox gold deposits in Matheson, Ontario.

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  • Judy Lam

    Judy Lam

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Ottawa, Ontario; GRADUATED FROM: Carleton University, Ottawa, ON; CURRENT RESEARCH: Reaction History and Cu-Pb-Ag-Au-Zn Mobility at the Lalor deposit, Snow Lake, Manitoba; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Doug Tinkham / Dr. Harold Gibson

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  • Christine Legrand

    Christine Legrand

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Sudbury, ON; GRADUATED FROM: Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario; CURRENT RESEARCH: Weathering of Rocks from the Ring of Fire: Understanding the release and mobilization of Cr and V; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Graeme Spiers

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  • Marie Létourneau

    Marie Létourneau

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Montreal, Quebec; GRADUATED FROM: Memorial University of Newfoundland; CURRENT RESEARCH: Geological Setting and Mineralization of the Martinière and Bug Lake Gold Zones, Northern Quebec; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Daniel Kontak / Dr. Bruno Lafrance

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  • Linette MacInnis

    Linette MacInnis

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Halifax, Nova Scotia; GRADUATED FROM: St. Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; CURRENT RESEARCH: Constraining alteration in the footwall of the Sudbury Igneous Complex: A case study of the alteration footprint to the Podolsky Cu-PGE deposit, Sudbury; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • Kelly Malcolm

    Kelly Malcolm

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Markham, Ontario; GRADUATED FROM: Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario (BSc Geology, BA Economics); CURRENT RESEARCH: A petrographic, geochemical, and geochronological study of a high-grade intrusion-related Au deposit; Lower Detour Lake, Abitibi Subprovince, Canada. Sponsored by Detour Gold Corporation; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Daniel Kontak / Dr. Doug Tinkham

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  • Amir Maleki

    Amir Maleki

    MSc Candidate Geophysics

    Applications of geophysical potential field data (i.e. gravity and magnetic) to distinguish the difference between regions that are metal-endowed and less endowed, which will identify areas for future mineral exploration.

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  • Cedric Mayer

    Cédric Mayer

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Strontium Isotope Stratigraphy of the Platreef, Northern Limb, Bushveld Igneous Complex

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  • William McNeice

    William McNeice

    MSc Candidate Geology

    William joined the Metal Earth team in 2017 as a Masters student. While his main focus is on physical rock properties, he often tries to be involved in as many components of the geophysical aspects of Metal Earth. Collaboration is his bread and butter when it comes to learning new things.

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  • Robert Meek

    Robert Meek

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Current Research: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Husky Creek Formation, Nunavut Canada. Supervisors: Dr. Alessandro Ielpi (HSES), Dr. Rob Rainbird (GSC)

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  • Kaveh Mehrmanesh

    MSc Candidate Geology

    FROM: Tehran, Iran GRADUATED FROM: Univ Sci Tech, Tehran (BMinEng) CURRENT RESEARCH: Stratigraphy, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis of the Black Label Chromite Horizon, Black Thor Igneous Complex, McFaulds Greenstone Belt, Ontario FUNDED BY: NSERC-CRD, Cliffs Natural Resources, Noront Resources SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michael Lesher / Dr. Michel Houlé

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  • Sophie Michel

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Current Research: Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and economic potential of the Kimerot Group, Kilohigok Basin (Bear Creek Hills, Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut)

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  • Sharlotte Mkhonto

    Sharlotte Mkhonto

    MSc Candidate Geology

    From: Burgersfort, Limpopo, South Africa; Graduated from: University of Limpopo, South Africa; Current Research: Characterising Base Metal Sulfides and Platinum Group Metals of the Platreef in Turfspruit Farm, Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa; Supervisor: Dr. Pedro Jugo

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  • Blake Arthur Mowbray

    Blake Mowbray

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Blake joined Metal Earth in 2017 to begin work on his MSc based in the Swayze area of the Abitibi greenstone belt. His project on the Jefferson Prospect is supported by the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS) in cooperation with the Metal Earth team. Blake is from Calgary Alberta but contrary to his soft rock roots has found himself engaged in the research of Archean terranes.

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  • Saimon Ngindi

    Applied MSc in Mineral Exploration

    A geostatistical approach to resource evaluation of Bralorne Gold Deposit, Bridge River District, British Columbia

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  • Cole O'Neill

    Cole O'Neill

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Structural analysis of Wesdome Gold Mines' Eagle River Mine in the Mishibishu Greenstone Belt, Ontario, Canada

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  • William Thomas Ogilvie

    William Thomas Ogilvie

    MSc Candidate Geology

    My current research is on brittle deformation and the associated hydrothermal mineralisation of gold and uranium in the southern Tantato Domain of northern, Saskatchewan. The project is supervised by Dr. Bruno Lafrance and Dr. Daniel Kontak.

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  • Adrian Rehm

    Adrian Rehm

    MSc Candidate Geology

    From: Guelph, ON Graduated from: University of Waterloo, Canada Research: Detailed geological mapping of the contact zone between metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks in the Pontiac Subprovince, Lac Bellecombe area, Quebec Supervisors: Harold Gibson, Phil Thurston

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  • Ahoora Samiei

    Ahoora Samiei

    Applied MSc in Mineral exploration

    FROM: Iran; GRADUATED FROM: Azad University of Shahroud, Iran; CURRENT RESEARCH: Structural Control on Gold Mineralization, Eqe Bay Fold Belt, Northern Baffin Island, Nunavut; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Bruno Lafrance

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  • Brendon Samson

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Brendon joined Metal Earth in 2017 as a MSc student studying structural geology. His research is focused on the structural history and control of lode gold mineralization in the Malartic segment of the Larder Lake – Cadillac Deformation Zone in close proximity to the Canadian Malartic gold mine.

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  • Danielle Shirriff

    Danielle Shirriff

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Danielle is an MSc candidate with Metal Earth. Her project is focused on determining a relationship between two Ni-Cu-PGE deposits in the La Motte-Vassan Formation in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt.

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  • Nadia St-Jean

    Nadia St-Jean

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Nadia St-Jean is an exploration geologist from Timmins, Ontario. She is in her first year of the Masters program at Laurentian University as part of the Metal Earth program. She is currently working on the stratigraphic and structural framework of the Kerr-Addison gold deposit.

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  • Jonathan Sutton

    Jonathan Sutton

    MSc Candidate Geology

    Jonathan joined Metal Earth in 2017, his research focuses on VMS deposits and their spatiotemporal relationships with a synvolcanic intrusion in the Duprat-Montbray formation, lower Blake River group, Abitibi Greenstone belt. Supervisors: Harold Gibson and Taus Jørgensen

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  • Scott Tokaryk

    Scott Tokaryk

    MSc candidate Geology

    FROM: Dauphin, Manitoba GRADUATED FROM: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB SPECIALITIES: field mapping, igneous petrology, Archean greenstone belt-hosted gold deposits CURRENT RESEARCH: Integrating alteration and metamorphogenic gold mineralisation within the Archean Vickers intrusion, Tavani greenstone belt, Nunavut, Canada. SUPERVISOR: Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • Philippe Trudel

    Philippe Trudel

    MSc candidate Geology

    From: Pembroke, Ontario Graduated from: Laurentian University (BSc) Research: Detrital and igneous geochronology of the Kamoa copper deposit, Democratic Republic of Congo Supervisor: Dr. Elizabeth Turner

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  • Zach Waller

    Zach Waller

    Applied MSc in Mineral Exploration

    Petrographic and Isotopic analysis of Mississippi Valley Type (MVT) deposits in Western Canada

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  • Natascia Zuccarelli-Pegoraro

    Natascia Zuccarelli-Pegoraro

    MSc candidate Geology

    FROM: Mississauga, Ontario GRADUATED FROM: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario (BSc) CURRENT RESEARCH: Sulfide textural variations and multiphase ore emplacement in the Eagle’s Nest Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, McFaulds Lake greenstone belt, Ontario, Canada SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michael Lesher / Dr. Michel Houlé (GSC)

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