The Pilbara's Conglomerate Gold

Author(s): 
Mike Cunningham & Kevin Cassidy
Date: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
First presented: 
RIU Explorers Conference 2018
Type: 
Presentation
Category: 
Geology

Principal Geologist Mike Cunningham gives a technical overview of the potential for conglomerate-hosted gold in the north-west of Australia, discussing the challenges and opportunities in Pilbara gold exploration.

 

 

Feature Author

Mike Cunningham

Michael has over 15 years’ experience as a geologist. He completed a PhD in post-Variscan tectonics (Ireland) and later completed two years of postdoctoral research into evaluating and modelling active oceanic slope processes. Mike has also worked in both Irish and British civil services where he was involved in shallow seabed mapping, GIS and software development. Mike’s experience with SRK includes projects in Australia and overseas (Indonesia, Lao, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tanzania, Congo, Liberia and Malaysia), and on a variety of commodities including graphite, gold, uranium, iron and potash. He has conducted 3D modelling of vein, epithermal and banded iron formation styles of mineralisation,m and Mineral Resource and exploration target estimates in accordance with JORC Code (2012) reporting guidelines.

Principal Consultant (Geology)
PhD (Geology), MAIG, MAusIMM
SRK Perth
SRK Worldwide