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Deep and smelly: exploring the roles of pressure and sulphur in hydrothermal metal transport

The University of Adelaide
Australian Research Council
Brugger, A/Prof Joel; Testemale, Dr Denis; Sherman, Prof David M

Project Summary

Hot, salty fluids carry metals in the Earth's crust and are responsible for the formation of Australia's mineral wealth. This project combines exciting new experiments with molecular-level simulations to predict metal transport, providing a sound basis for improving mineral exploration models and sustaining discovery of new deposits.

Dr Joel Brugger (email)
ARC QEII Fellow
School of Earth and Envoironmental Science
University of Adelaide
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