Franco Pirajno

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 2909 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
20092018

Personal profile

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

Teaching overview

Economic Geology; geology of ore deposits; meteorite impact structures

Research

geology of ore deposits;

Languages

Italian; knowledge of Spanish
Portuguese and French

Keywords

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

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Research Output 2009 2018

Extensional episodes in the Paleoproterozoic Capricorn Orogen, Western Australia, revealed by petrogenesis and geochronology of mafic–ultramafic rocks

Olierook, H. K. H., Sheppard, S., Johnson, S. P., Occhipinti, S. A., Reddy, S. M., Clark, C., Fletcher, I. R., Rasmussen, B., Zi, J. W., Pirajno, F., LaFlamme, C., Do, T., Ware, B., Blandthorn, E., Lindsay, M., Lu, Y. J., Crossley, R. J. & Erickson, T. M. 1 Mar 2018 In : Precambrian Research. 306, p. 22-40 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
ultramafic rock
petrogenesis
mafic rock
geochronology
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Geology, S–Pb isotopes, and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of the Zhaxikang Sb–Pb–Zn–Ag deposit in Southern Tibet: implications for multiple mineralization events at Zhaxikang

Sun, X., Zheng, Y., Pirajno, F., McCuaig, T. C., Yu, M., Xia, S., Song, Q. & Chang, H. Mar 2018 In : Mineralium Deposita. 53, 3, p. 435–458

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
geochronology
Tibet
Quartz
Carbonates

Organic remains in late Palaeoproterozoic granular iron formations and implications for the origin of granules

Dodd, M. S., Papineau, D., She, Z., Fogel, M. L., Nederbragt, S. & Pirajno, F. 1 Jun 2018 In : Precambrian Research. 310, p. 133-152 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron
iron
Biological materials
Carbonates
organic matter
1 Citations

Physicochemical model for the genesis of Cu-Ag-Au-Hg solid solutions and intermetallics in the rodingites of the Zolotaya Gora gold deposit (Urals, Russia)

Murzin, V. V., Chudnenko, K. V., Palyanova, G. A., Varlamov, D. A., Naumov, E. A. & Pirajno, F. 1 Feb 2018 In : Ore Geology Reviews. 93, p. 81-97 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold deposits
rodingite
Bearings (structural)
solid solution
Gold
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porphyry
geochronology
magmatism
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