SC1: Rapid and Reliable Mineralogy using Spectral Geology and aiSIRIS

Key concepts to be discussed at the workshop will include: Basic theory of infrared (IR) spectral analysis: Covering a full background so that all participants can understand what is detected…

SC2: Phanerozoic Gold in Metamorphic Rocks: Geology and Exploration

This workshop will focus on the geology, geochemistry, genesis, and exploration criteria for orogenic gold deposits. The morning sessions will provide a comprehensive overview of the general features of this…

SC3: QA/QC and sampling: practical foundations for good decision-making in resource estimations, metallurgical accounting, exploration

The course will address to concepts of QA and QC and how to create programmes with solid data quality management. A statistical background of the tools will be explained and…

SC4: Exploration for Skarn Deposits

Skarns are some of the largest and highest grade ore deposits in the world, including Antamina , Ertsberg, and Las Bambas. This short course is designed to help explorers understand…

SC5: An introduction to machine learning and data analytics

  Key concepts to be discussed ¬†at the workshop will include: Mineral exploration and mineral deposits are often data-rich environments. Data-driven geoscience can be an effective method of resource discovery…

SC6: Porphyry copper-gold deposits in the circum-Pacific and elsewhere

This workshop will consist of two major parts. The first describes the tectonic and regional controls to copper and gold mineralization in the circum-Pacific region with a focus on the…

SC7: Geology, Genesis and Exploration of Epithermal Ore Deposits

Epithermal deposits host substantial resources of gold and silver that are often blind to the surface and that are sometimes very high grade. This one-day course covers their geological setting…

SC8: Exploration Geochemistry: Applying Fundamentals in the Field

An understanding of the basic geochemical concepts of element distribution and relationships from a global level to a mineral deposit scale will be combined with sampling theory and practices to…