Mineral Resources External Research Program (MRERP) 2007

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2007 Mineral Resources External Research Program recipients.

USGS Mineral Resources Program Supports Year 2 Extensions of External Research Projects

The USGS Mineral Resources Program is pleased to announce that satisfactory Year 1 Progress Reports have been received and funding approved for completion of three research projects from the Fiscal Year 2006 Mineral Resources External Research Program (MRERP). The following projects were selected through a competitive process and support the goals of the Mineral Resources Program:

Proposal Title: Defining spatio-temporal patterns in hydrothermal flow using apatite fission-track thermochronology; implications for the genesis of Carlin-type Au-deposits in north-central Nevada

Principal Investigator: Kenneth A. Hickey and Richard M. Tosdal
Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Award No. 06HQGR0182
Final Report Files Provided:

Proposal Title: Magnetite in hydrothermal orebodies and host rocks in the Proterozoic Belt Supergroup

Principal Investigator: Jeffrey L. Mauk
Affiliation: University of Auckland
Award No. 06HQGR0173
Final Report File Provided:

Proposal Title: Dismembered Laramide porphyry deposits in southern Arizona: Links to Catalina core complex

Principal Investigator: Eric Seedorff
Affiliation: University of Arizona
Award No. 06HQGR0176
Final Report File Provided:

“The views and conclusions contained in the progress report documents posted herein are those of non-U.S. Geological Survey authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the views or official policies, either expressed or implied, of the U.S. Government.”

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