CREG Annual Meeting & Student Presentations of CREG-Funded Research—Feb 16 and 17


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CORRECTION: We apologize for the error in this announcement. Only CREG sponsors and UNR faculty and students are invited to the student presentations on Friday, February 17.

A message from John Muntean: You are invited to attend activities for the 2017 Ralph J. Roberts Center for Research in Economic Geology Annual Meeting & Student Presentations of CREG-Funded Research.

Agenda for the 2017 Ralph J. Roberts Center for Research in Economic Geology Annual Meeting & Student Presentations of CREG-Funded Research

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

3:30-4:30:            Ralph J Roberts Distinguished Lecture in Economic Geology: Jeff Hedenquist, Title: “Transition from the Epithermal Environment to the Tops of Porphyry Deposits” (Theater on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union).

5:15-7:30:            Hosted reception at Great Basin Brewery (5525 S. Virginia)

Friday, February 17th, 2017 CREG Sponsors and UNR Faculty and Staff only

Student Presentations, Joe Crowley Student Union, Great Room, Fourth Floor

7:30-8:00             Breakfast

8:00-8:30             Tracy Anderson, Testing Silver Mobility: An investigation into supergene silver enrichment at the Rochester Mine in Pershing County, Nevada

8:30-9:00             Steve Howell, Formation of Disseminated Epithermal Gold Ore at Round Mountain, Nevada

9:00-9:30             Ajeet Milliard, Spatial and Temporal Constraints on Carlin-Type Gold Mineralization at the Pequop Mountains Footwall to the Ruby Mountain–East Humboldt Metamorphic Core Complex

9:30-10:00          Coffee Break, Posters

10:00-10:30        Wilson Bonner, Spatial and Temporal Relationship between Carlin-Style Gold Mineralization and Polymetallic Mineralization at the Deep Cove Gold-Silver Deposit, Nevada

10:30-11:00        Patrick Quillen, Time-space relationships between magmatism, hydrothermal alteration and mineralization at Buffalo Canyon, Union District

11:00-11:30        David Freedman, Eocene magmatism and polymetallic mineralization in the central Cherry Creek Range, White Pine County, Nevada

11:30-12:30        Lunch, posters

12:30-1:00          Elizabeth Hollingsworth, Gold Mineralization in the Rain-Railroad District, Southern Carlin Trend, Nevada: Relationship of Carlin-type and Intrusion-related Gold Deposits and the Carlin-type to Epithermal Transition

1:00-1:30             Micah Claypoole, Shear-Related Gold-Bearing Quartz Veins in Metamorphic Rock at Mineral Ridge, Esmeralda County, Nevada

1:30-2:00             Justin Milliard, Links between the Development of Extensional Basins and the Formation of Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits:  Insights from the middle Miocene Northern Nevada Rift, North-Central, Nevada

2:00-2:30             Coffee Break, Posters

2:30-3:00             Sergey Konyshev, Metasedimentary Rock-hosted Au-Sb-Hg Mineralization within the Stibnite Roof Pendant, Yellow Pine Mining District, Idaho

3:00-3:30             Robert Johnson, They Hydrothermal Footprint in Siliciclastic-Volcanic Rocks above Carbonate-Hosted High-Grade Ore at the Turquoise Ridge Carlin-Type Gold Deposit

3:30-4:00             Carli Balogh (tentative), Tertiary Volcanic Rocks, Hydrothermal Alteration, and Epithermal Precious Metal Deposits of the Patterson Mining District, Sweetwater Mountains, Mono County, California and Lyon County, Nevada

Geological Society of Nevada[] Meeting
(6:00-9:00 pm, Reno Elks Lodge, 597 Kumle Ln)
Talk by Jeff Hedenquist at 8 pm
“Discovery vs Dogma: Lateral Thinking During Successful Exploration of Porphyry-Epithermal Systems”


John Muntean, Ph.D
Director, Ralph J. Roberts Center for Research in Economic Geology (CREG)
Arthur Brant Chair in Exploration Geology
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Mail Stop 178
University of Nevada Reno
Reno, Nevada 89557-0178 USA
fax 775-784-1709

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