Franco Pirajno

Dr

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 4309 Citations
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19982019
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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

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
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
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
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
118 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)
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
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
55 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
66 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
2016
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
12 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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
13 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
131 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
22 Citations (Scopus)

Geochronology and geochemistry of the Shilu Cu-Mo deposit in the Yunkai area, Guangdong Province, South China and its implication

Zheng, W., Mao, J., Pirajno, F., Zhao, H., Zhao, C., Mao, Z. & Wang, Y., Jun 2015, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 67, 1, p. 382-398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Geochemistry
granodiorite
geochronology
Deposits
10 Citations (Scopus)

Geology and geochemistry of the Macheng Algoma-type banded iron-formation, North China Craton: Constraints on mineralization events and genesis of high-grade iron ores

Wu, H., Niu, X., Zhang, L., Pirajno, F., Luo, H., Qin, F., Cui, M., Wang, C. & Qi, M., 2015, In : Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 113, Part 3, p. 1179-1196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

banded iron formation
ore grade
iron ore
craton
geochemistry
42 Citations (Scopus)
carbonatite
mantle plume
partial melting
magmatism
mineralization
78 Citations (Scopus)

Intracontinental porphyry and porphyry-skarn mineral systems in Eastern China: Scrutiny of a special case "made-in-China"

Pirajno, F. & Zhou, T., 1 May 2015, In : Economic Geology. 110, 3, p. 603-629

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

skarn
porphyry
Minerals
China
Deposits
30 Citations (Scopus)

Mantle plumes, supercontinents, intracontinental rifting and mineral systems

Pirajno, F. & Santosh, M., Apr 2015, In : Precambrian Research. 259, p. 243-261

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mineral resources
supercontinent
mantle plume
Ores
rifting
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)
gabbro
olivine
rare earth element
plateau
clinopyroxene
55 Citations (Scopus)

Carboniferous-Permian extensive magmatism in the West Junggar, Xinjiang, northwestern China: Its geochemistry, geochronology, and petrogenesis

Gao, R., Xiao, L., Pirajno, F., Wang, G., He, X., Yang, G. & Yan, S., 1 Sep 2014, In : Lithos. 204, p. 125-143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Geochemistry
petrogenesis
geochronology
oceanic crust
4 Citations (Scopus)

Copper-zinc albite porphyry in the Hersai porphyry copper deposit, East Junggar, China: A transition between late magmatic and hydrothermal porphyry copper deposit

Xu, X., Mao, Q., Li, X., Pirajno, F., Qu, X., Deng, G., Chen, D., Zhang, B. & Dong, L., Sep 2014, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 61, p. 141-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper deposits
albite
chalcopyrite
porphyry
sphalerite
138 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of porphyry deposits in the Eurasian continent and their corresponding tectonic settings

Mao, J., Pirajno, F., Lehmann, B., Luo, M. & Berzina, A. P., 2014, In : Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 79, Part B, p. 576-584

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porphyry
tectonic setting
Jurassic
felsic rock
temporal distribution
48 Citations (Scopus)

Geochemistry of the huangshandong ni-cu deposit in northwestern China: Implications for the formation of magmatic sulfide mineralization in orogenic belts

Deng, Y., Song, X., Chen, L., Zhou, T., Pirajno, F., Yuan, F., Xie, W. & Zhang, D., Jan 2014, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 56, p. 181-198

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochemistry
Sulfides
orogenic belt
Deposits
geochemistry
65 Citations (Scopus)

Geology, geochronology, fluid inclusion and h-o isotope geochemistry of the luoboling porphyry cu-mo deposit, zijinshan orefield, fujian province, china

Zhong, J., Chen, Y., Pirajno, F., Chen, J., Li, J., Qi, J. & Li, N., Mar 2014, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 57, p. 61-77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Geochemistry
Geology
porphyry
Isotopes
31 Citations (Scopus)

Geology, tectonic settings and iron ore metallogenesis associated with submarine volcanism in China: An overview

Hou, T., Zhang, Z., Pirajno, F., Santosh, M., Encarnación, J. P., Liu, J., Zhao, Z. & Zhang, L., Mar 2014, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 57, p. 498-517

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metallogenesis
Iron ores
Tectonics
Geology
iron ore
43 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated U-Pb and Sm-Nd geochronology for a REE-rich carbonatite dyke at the giant Bayan Obo REE deposit, Northern China

Fan, H., Hu, F., Yang, K., Pirajno, F., Liu, X. & Wang, K., Dec 2014, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 63, p. 510-519

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
carbonatite
Rare earth elements
geochronology
dike
15 Citations (Scopus)

The Gifford Creek Ferrocarbonatite Complex, Gascoyne Province, Western Australia: Associated fenitic alteration and a putative link with the ~1075Ma Warakurna LIP

Pirajno, F., González-Álvarez, I., Chen, W., Kyser, K. T., Simonetti, A., Leduc, E. M. S. & Legras, M., Aug 2014, In : Lithos. 202-203, p. 100-119

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ferrosoferric Oxide
Amphibole Asbestos
ironstone
large igneous province
Apatites
21 Citations (Scopus)
Geochronology
Geochemistry
porphyry
Isotopes
geochronology
17 Citations (Scopus)
basalt
copper
magma
mantle
iron
36 Citations (Scopus)

Geology, C-H-O-S-Pb isotope systematics and geochronology of the Yindongpo gold deposit, Tongbai Mountains, Central China: Implication for ore genesis

Zhang, J., Chen, Y., Pirajno, F., Deng, J., Chen, H. & Wang, C., 2013, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 53, p. 343-356

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Gold deposits
Geology
Isotopes
geochronology
295 Citations (Scopus)

Major types and time-space distribution of Mesozoic ore deposits in South China and their geodynamic settings

Jingwen, M., Yanbo, C., Maohong, C. & Pirajno, F., 2013, In : Mineralium Deposita. 48, 3, p. 267-294

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geodynamics
Ore deposits
geodynamics
ore deposit
China