Researcher Profile

Dr Franco Pirajno

Franco Pirajno
Franco Pirajno

Phone: +61 8 9222 3155

Research Expertise:
  • Economic geology
  • Regional metallogeny
  • Ore genesis
  • Tectonics
  • Large igneous provinces
  • Mineral systems of China


Fellow Society of Economic Geologists
Member Geological Society of Australia; Society for Geology Applied to MIneral Deposits (SGA); International Association Genesis of Ore deposits (IAGOD)

Industrial Relevance

Worked in mining and mineral exloration with Anglo-American Corp of South Africa for 19 years in Africa, Australia, SW Pacific and New Zealand


Economic Geology; geology of ore deposits; meteorite impact structures

ID: 171272

Most frequent journals
  • Ore Geology Reviews

    ISSNs: 0169-1368

    Elsevier BV

    Scopus rating (2016): SJR 1.523 SNIP 1.556


  • Journal of Asian Earth Sciences

    ISSNs: 1367-9120

    Elsevier Limited

    Scopus rating (2016): SJR 1.348 SNIP 1.235


  • Gondwana Research

    ISSNs: 1342-937X

    Elsevier Science B.V.

    Scopus rating (2016): SJR 4.227 SNIP 2.612


  • Lithos

    ISSNs: 0024-4937

    Elsevier Science B.V.

    Scopus rating (2016): SJR 2.517 SNIP 1.55


  • Precambrian Research

    ISSNs: 0301-9268

    Elsevier Science B.V.

    Scopus rating (2016): SJR 2.749 SNIP 1.4


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