Natural Resources

Winter Seminar Series

A series of talks (generally two per session) on activities of the Mines Branch, in particular the Geological Survey, and invited presentations from industry and others.

Presentations are given in the Basement Lecture Room, Natural Resources Building, 50 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The seminars are open to all who are interested. There is no charge and no need to register.

Should you wish to give a presentation in this series, see contact information below.

Further information may be obtained from:
Heather Campbell 729-1719 or
Anne Westhues 729-2339

NOTE
The pdf version of the Winter Seminar Series talks issued by the Geological Survey Division of the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources are made available to the public. They have not been formally edited or peer reviewed, and are based upon preliminary data and evaluation. For further clarification on talks, please consult with the authors.

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January 21, 2016
Andy Kerr, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
     Serpentinites and Related Rocks near Hopedale, Nunatsiavut - Investigation of Potential Carving Stone Resources 
 
Nathaniel Noel, Sculptor and Geologist, Nathaniel Noel Sculpture Gallery, St. John's, NL
     Newfoundland Soapstone - Going for the Gold

January 28, 2016
Shannon Broughm, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
     Mineral Chemistry of Magnetite from Magnetite-Apatite Ores and their Host Rocks in Sweden and Chile 
 
Hamish Sandeman, Geological Survey and Greg Dunning, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
     Preliminary Geochronology and Petrochemistry of Volcanic Rocks and Felsic Dykes of the Silurian Sops Arm Group, Western White Bay, Newfoundland (NTS 12H/10 & 15) 

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (10.9 MB)

  • February 4, 2016
    John Jamieson, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Mineral Resource Potential of the Atlantic Ocean 
     
    Jeff Pollock,
    Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Distinct Taconic and Salinic Extensional Collapse of the Newfoundland Appalachians

    February 11, 2016
    Greg Sparkes, Geological Survey
        
    Iron Oxide-Alkali Alteration within the Moran Lake Area of Labrador: Timing, Geochemistry and Potential Regional Associations 
  • PDF of Presentation PDF (5.57 MB)


  • James Conliffe, Geological Survey
        
    Origin of Sedimentary Hosted High-grade Iron Ore Deposits: Old Models, New Ideas  and Implications for Exploration in the Labrador Trough       
  • PDF of Presentation PDF (4.12 MB)

  • February 18, 2016
    Tim Van Nostrand, Geological Survey
        
    Migmatites and Associated Rocks of the Archean Ashuanipi Complex, Western Labrador 
  • PDF of Presentation PDF (5.64 MB)


  • Charles Gower, Geological Survey
        
    A Regional Approach to Understanding Metamorphism in Paleoproterozoic Pelitic Gneiss in the Eastern Grenville Province
     

    February 25, 2016     NO TALKS - GAC MEETINGS


    March 3, 2016
    Andrea Mills, Geological Survey, and Greg Dunning, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         New Geochronological Constraints from the Bonavista Peninsula 
  • PDF of Presentation PDF (10.7 MB)


  • Tom Calon,
    Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Andrea Mills, Geological Survey
         New Structural Data from the Bonavista Peninsula
     

    March 10, 2016     NO TALKS - PDAC MEETINGS    


    March 17, 2016
    Ian Knight, Alana Hinchey and Gerry Kilfoil, Geological Survey
         The Tournaisian Anguille Group in Fisher Hills, Pasadena 
     
    Nathaniel Noel, Sculptor and Geologist, Nathaniel Noel Sculpture Gallery, St. John's, NL
         Newfoundland Soapstone - Going for the Gold! - Part 2    

    March 24, 2016
    Dorothea Hanchar, Department of Environment and Conservation
         Water Resources Management Division - Groundwater Section: Who We Are, What We Do, and Ways We Can Work Together    

    March 31, 2016
    Steve Amor, Geological Survey
        
    Local Outliers and Local Maxima in Geochemical Data from Labrador and Northern Ireland 
     
    John Hinchey, Geological Survey
        
    The Long Lake Group, Central Newfoundland: An Update on Geochronology and Implications for Tectonostratigraphic Architecture

    April 7, 2016
    Greg Dunning, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Complexity in Magma Chamber Processes and Pyroclastic Deposits, with Application to Volcanic Rocks of the Avalon Zone

    April 14, 2016
    Kevin Sheppard, Mineral Lands
         Glacial History on Fogo Island 
     
    Steve Piercey, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         A Semi-permeable Interface Model for the Genesis of Subseafloor Replacement-type Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide (VMS) Deposits

    April 21, 2016
    Gerry Kilfoil, Geological Survey
         A New Airborne Geophysical Survey, St. Alban's Area, Newfoundland
     

     

     
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