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Robert E. Whitehead

Robert E. Whitehead

Professor Emeritus Exploration Geochemistry

Exploration Geochemistry, Professor Emeritus; BSc Mount Allison, PhD New Brunswick


Email: rwhitehead@laurentian.ca

Research Interests

  • Mineralogy and geochemistry of Zn-Pb-Ba sedex deposits in Cuba.
  • Chemistry of ultra-potassic ultramafic rocks in Brazil. Environmental research involves the chemistry and mineralogy of sediments in lakes high in Cu and Ni.

Representative Publications

Refereed Papers

Whitehead, R.E. and J.F. Davies (1996) Mineralogical and Chemical Variations, Castellanos Shale-hosted Zn-Pb-Ba Deposit, Northwestern Cuba. In press Economic Geology.

Prior, G.P., Whitehead, R.E. and Davies, J.F. (1993) Alteration of Tertiary Volcanic Rocks and the Portland Gold-Silver Deposit, Arizona. Exploration and Mining Geology Journal 4.

Davies, J.F. and Whitehead, R.E. (1993) Molar Ratios in the Study of Unaltered and Hydrothermally Altered Greywackes and Shales. Chemical Geology, Vol. 111, no.1, pp 85-100.

Whitehead, R.E., Davies, J.F. and Goodfellow, W.D. (1992) Lithogeochemical Patterns Related to Sedex Mineralization, Sudbury Basin, Canada. Chemical Geology, 98, pp. 87-101.

Davies, J.F., Whitehead, R.E. and Prior, G.J. (1992) Proterozoic Disseminated Cu-Mo Mineralization in the Archean Superior Province, Northeastern Quebec. Exploration and Mining Geology 1, No.3, pp. 297-303.

Whitehead, R.E. and Davies, J.F. (1996) Mineralogical and Chemical Variations, Castellanos Shale-hosted Zn-Pb-Ba Deposit, Northwestern Cuba. In press Economic Geology.

 

 

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