Franco Pirajno

Dr

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 4339 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
19982019
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Research Output 1998 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ni-Co enrichment and High-Tech metals geochemistry in the Wingellina Ni-Co oxide-type laterite deposit (Western Australia)

Putzolu, F., Boni, M., Mondillo, N., Maczurad, M. & Pirajno, F., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 196, p. 282-296 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supergene remobilization of Au in Au-bearing regolith related to orogenic deposits: A case study from Kazakhstan

Kalinin, Y. A., Palyanova, G. A., Naumov, E. A., Kovalev, K. R. & Pirajno, F., 1 Jun 2019, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 109, p. 358-369 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
remobilization
regolith
Gold
Deposits
1 Citation (Scopus)

Widespread occurrences of variably crystalline C-13-depleted graphitic carbon in banded iron formations

Dodd, M. S., Papineau, D., She, Z-B., Manikyamba, C., Wan, Y-S., O'Neil, J., Karhu, J. A., Rizo, H. & Pirajno, F., 15 Apr 2019, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 512, p. 163-174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Asteroid Impacts

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 14. p. 1-30 30 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Asteroids and Associated Mineral Systems

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., Mar 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 173-205 33 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Asteroids and Crustal Evolution

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., Mar 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Springer, p. 157-171 15 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Asteroids Impacts, Crustal Evolution and Related Mineral Systems with Special Reference to Australia

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F., Dilek, Y. & Windley, B. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 14. p. IX-X 2 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscript

Asteroids Impacts, Crustal Evolution and Related Mineral Systems with Special Reference to Australia (Introduction)

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, p. XVII-XX 4 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscript

Australian Asteroid Ejecta/Fallout Units

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Dilek, Y., Pirajno, F. & Windley, B. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 14. p. 31-59 29 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Australian Impact Structures > 10 Km-Large

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., Mar 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 79-122 44 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

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
petrogenesis
geochronology
Rocks
craton
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Introduction to the Special Issue on the metallogeny of the Russian Far East

Goryachev, N. A. & Pirajno, F., 1 Dec 2018, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 103, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

8 Citations (Scopus)

Late Mesozoic granitoids in the Qinling Orogen, Central China, and tectonic significance

Li, N., Chen, Y. J., Santosh, M. & Pirajno, F., 1 Jul 2018, In : Earth-Science Reviews. 182, p. 141-173 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

tectonics
granite
magma
crust
boundary line
3 Citations (Scopus)

Metallogenesis of the Xinjiang Orogens, NW China – New discoveries and ore genesis

Chen, H., Wan, B., Pirajno, F., Chen, Y. & Xiao, B., 1 Sep 2018, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 100, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

metallogenesis
orogenic belt
Ores
Paleozoic
Minerals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mineralogical association and Ni-Co deportment in the Wingellina oxide-type laterite deposit (Western Australia)

Putzolu, F., Balassone, G., Boni, M., Maczurad, M., Mondillo, N., Najorka, J. & Pirajno, F., 1 Jun 2018, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 97, p. 21-34 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laterite
Oxides
Deposits
Association reactions
oxide
4 Citations (Scopus)
Tungsten deposits
Geodynamics
Quartz
muscovite
geodynamics
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ring and Dome Features, Possible and Probable Impact Structures

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., Mar 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Springer, Vol. 14. p. 123-156 34 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The World's Largest Late to Post-Archaean Asteroid Impact Structures

Glikson, A. Y. & Pirajno, F., Mar 2018, ASTEROIDS IMPACTS, CRUSTAL EVOLUTION AND RELATED MINERAL SYSTEMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO AUSTRALIA. Pirajno, F. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 61-78 18 p. (Modern Approaches in Solid Earth Sciences; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cretaceous magmatism and Mo mineralization in the South China Mo Province: U–Pb and Re–Os geochronology constraints from the Sanzhishu porphyry Mo deposit

Wang, Y., Zeng, Q., Liu, J. & Pirajno, F., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, Part 2, p. 912-924 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
porphyry
geochronology
magmatism
Deposits
32 Citations (Scopus)

Early Mesozoic Mo mineralization in the Qinling Orogen: An overview

Li, N. & Pirajno, F., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, p. 431-450 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porphyry
Deposits
mineralization
Ores
Quartz
17 Citations (Scopus)

Epithermal deposits in South China: Geology, geochemistry, geochronology and tectonic setting

Zhong, J., Pirajno, F. & Chen, Y. J., 1 Feb 2017, In : Gondwana Research. 42, p. 193-219 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

epithermal deposit
tectonic setting
geochronology
geochemistry
geology
121 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for early life in Earth's oldest hydrothermal vent precipitates

Dodd, M. S., Papineau, D., Grenne, T., Slack, J. F., Rittner, M., Pirajno, F., O'Neil, J. & Little, C. T. S., 1 Mar 2017, In : Nature. 543, 7643, p. 60-64 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrothermal Vents
Vents
Carbonates
Precipitates
Earth (planet)
22 Citations (Scopus)

Genesis of the Bayan Obo Fe-REE-Nb formation in Inner Mongolia, North China Craton: A perspective review

Yang, X., Lai, X., Pirajno, F., Liu, Y., Mingxing, L. & Sun, W., 1 Jan 2017, In : Precambrian Research. 288, p. 39-71 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Rare earth elements
craton
rare earth element
carbonatite
Carbonates
15 Citations (Scopus)

Geochronological framework of the Xiadian gold deposit in the Jiaodong province, China: Implications for the timing of gold mineralization

Ma, W. D., Fan, H. R., Liu, X., Pirajno, F., Hu, F. F., Yang, K. F., Yang, Y. H., Xu, W. G. & Jiang, P., 1 Jun 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 86, p. 196-211 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold deposits
Gold
gold
mineralization
Ores
32 Citations (Scopus)

Geology, geochemistry and tectonic settings of the molybdenum deposits in South China: A review

Zhong, J., Chen, Y. J. & Pirajno, F., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, Part 2, p. 829-855 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molybdenum deposits
Quartz
Geochemistry
Tectonics
Geology
31 Citations (Scopus)

Molybdenite Re/Os dating, zircon U–Pb age and geochemistry of granitoids in the Yangchuling porphyry W–Mo deposit (Jiangnan tungsten ore belt), China: Implications for petrogenesis, mineralization and geodynamic setting

Mao, J., Xiong, B., Liu, J., Pirajno, F., Cheng, Y., Ye, H., Song, S. & Dai, P., 1 Aug 2017, In : Lithos. 286-287, p. 35-52 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tungsten deposits
Geodynamics
Geochemistry
molybdenite
tungsten
2 Citations (Scopus)

Molybdenum deposits in China

Chen, Y. J., Pirajno, F., Li, N. & Deng, X. H., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, Part 2, p. 401-404 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Mount Weld and Gifford Creek rare earth elements carbonatites

Pirajno, F., Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Border, A. & Porter, M., 2017, Australian Ore Deposits. Phillips, N. (ed.). 6 ed. Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. Monograph 32. p. 163–166 (Australian Ore Deposits Monograph ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoproterozoic basin development on the northern Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia

Occhipinti, S., Hocking, R., Lindsay, M., Aitken, A., Copp, I., Jones, J., Sheppard, S., Pirajno, F. & Metelka, V., 1 Oct 2017, In : Precambrian Research. 300, p. 121-140 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

basin evolution
craton
Iron
Tectonics
basin
5 Citations (Scopus)
diorite
oceanic crust
porphyry
recycling
mineralization
10 Citations (Scopus)

Sandstone type uranium deposits in the Ordos Basin, Northwest China: A case study and an overview

Akhtar, S., Yang, X. & Pirajno, F., 15 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 146, p. 367-382 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

uranium
sandstone
basin
mineralization
ore-forming fluid
56 Citations (Scopus)

The collision-type porphyry Mo deposits in Dabie Shan, China

Chen, Y. J., Wang, P., Li, N., Yang, Y. F. & Pirajno, F., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, Part 2, p. 405-430 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porphyry
Deposits
collision
Ores
fault zone
7 Citations (Scopus)

The geology and geochronology of the Waifangshan Mo-quartz vein cluster in eastern Qinling, China

Deng, X. H., Chen, Y. J., Pirajno, F., Li, N., Yao, J. M. & Sun, Y. L., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, Part 2, p. 548-564 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Quartz
Geology
quartz vein
geochronology
68 Citations (Scopus)

The Mo deposits of Northeast China: A powerful indicator of tectonic settings and associated evolutionary trends

Chen, Y. J., Zhang, C., Wang, P., Pirajno, F. & Li, N., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, Part 2, p. 602-640 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tectonics
porphyry
tectonic setting
Deposits
mineralization
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Vorontsovskoe Au-Hg-As ore deposit (Northern Urals, Russia): Geological setting, ore mineralogy, geochemistry, geochronology and genetic model

Murzin, V. V., Naumov, E. A., Azovskova, O. B., Varlamov, D. A., Rovnushkin, M. Y. & Pirajno, F., 1 May 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 85, p. 271-298 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Ore deposits
Geochemistry
Mineralogy
geochronology
67 Downloads (Pure)

Tracing multiscale mineral system processes through sulfur isotopography

Selvaraja, V., 2017, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
gold
sulfur
mineral
Archean
transport process
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)
convergent margin
plate tectonics
ore deposit
spreading center
mineral
4 Citations (Scopus)

A magnetite-rich Cyprus-type VMS deposit in Ortaklar: A unique VMS style in the Tethyan metallogenic belt, Gaziantep, Turkey

Yıldırım, N., Dönmez, C., Kang, J., Lee, I., Pirajno, F., Yıldırım, E., Günay, K., Seo, J. H., Farquhar, J. & Chang, S. W., Dec 2016, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 79, p. 425-442

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferrosoferric Oxide
magnetite
Deposits
Ores
Sulfides
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Metallogeny of the Indian shield: Introduction

Santosh, M. & Pirajno, F., 2016, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 72, p. 1175-1176 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

39 Citations (Scopus)

Re-Os dating of chalcopyrite from selected mineral deposits in the Kalatag district in the eastern Tianshan Orogen, China

Deng, X. H., Wang, J. B., Pirajno, F., Wang, Y. W., Li, Y. C., Li, C., Zhou, L. M. & Chen, Y. J., Sep 2016, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 77, p. 72-81

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Mineral resources
mineral deposit
chalcopyrite
Deposits
5 Citations (Scopus)

State of the art: Italian carbonatites and their potential for critical-metal deposits

Stoppa, F., Pirajno, F., Schiazza, M. & Vladykin, N. V., Sep 2016, In : Gondwana Research. 37, p. 152-171

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluorite
volcano
metal
britholite
rare earth element
9 Citations (Scopus)

The Mesoproterozoic Abra polymetallic sedimentary rock-hosted mineral deposit, Edmund Basin, Western Australia

Pirajno, F., Mernagh, T. P., Huston, D., Creaser, R. A. & Seltmann, R., Jul 2016, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 76, p. 442-462

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barium Sulfate
Sedimentary rocks
Quartz
Mineral resources
mineral deposit
14 Citations (Scopus)

The Mesozoic Caosiyao giant porphyry Mo deposit in Inner Mongolia, North China and Paleo-Pacific subduction-related magmatism in the northern North China Craton

Wu, H., Zhang, L., Pirajno, F., Shu, Q., Zhang, M., Zhu, M. & Xiang, P., Sep 2016, In : Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 127, p. 281-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porphyry
craton
magmatism
subduction
granite
2015
132 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional polarity of Triassic granitoids in the Qinling Orogen, China: Implication for termination of the northernmost paleo-Tethys

Li, N., Chen, Y., Santosh, M. & Pirajno, F., Jan 2015, In : Gondwana Research. 27, 1, p. 244-257

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tethys
Triassic
craton
granite
continental collision
43 Citations (Scopus)
porphyry
Isotopes
fluid inclusion
Ores
Deposits
45 Citations (Scopus)

Genesis of two different types of gold mineralization in the Linglong gold field, China: Constrains from geology, fluid inclusions and stable isotope

Wen, B., Fan, H., Santosh, M., Hu, F., Pirajno, F. & Yang, K., 2015, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 65, Part 3, p. 643-658

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geology
Isotopes
Gold
fluid inclusion
stable isotope