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Mineral Messengers (BHP HGHP consortium)

Geochemistry and Metallogenic Processes

Mineral Messengers (BHP HGHP consortium)
Start Date:
1 Jan 2021
End Date:
1 Jan 2024
Chile, Argentina, SW USA, eastern Australia


Aims to unravel the volatile element signature of high grade porphyry-style copper mineralisation. Involves a comprehensive analytical program to map the microstructure and compositional architecture of key minerals (emphasising apatite and other volatile containing minerals) and contained mineral-fluid-melt inclusions.


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Funding Agencies: BHP Chile

Industry Participants: BHP Chile