Speaker:  Dr Jaime Poblete Alvarado

Abstract:  Analysing rock and mineral characteristics using different analytical techniques is essential for understanding the heterogeneity of ore deposits and the mineralisation processes. This presentation demonstrates how rock and mineral chemistry, together with fluid inclusion studies, can effectively differentiate and characterise distinct stages of tungsten mineralisation. This approach sheds light on the processes involved and identify the main mineralisation event of Watershed tungsten deposit – NE Queensland.

Bio:  Jaime Poblete is a geologist with 16 years of industry and research experience. He received his BSc degree from the University of Chile in 2008 and his MSc degree from The University of British Columbia in 2011. Jaime was awarded his PhD in 2019 from James Cook University, where he investigated the geological characteristics of the Watershed tungsten deposit in NE Queensland. Jaime also has eight years of industry experience with junior and mid-tier companies, where he has worked mostly in green fields and brownfields exploration and project generation in Canada, Mexico and Australia, for precious and base metals.

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented often in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

Previous seminars have been uploaded to YouTube via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq

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Indooroopilly Mine Site
40 Isles Road
Indooroopilly, Qld
Lecture Theatre