Franco Pirajno

Dr

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 4665 Citations
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19982019
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2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

A mineralogical study of the Suzdal sediment-hosted gold deposit, Eastern Kazakhstan: Implications for ore genesis

Kovalev, K. R., Kalinin, Y. A., Naumov, E. A., Pirajno, F. & Borisenko, A. S., 2009, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 35, 2, p. 186-205

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold deposits
Gold
Ores
Sediments
gold
42 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the geological characteristics and geodynamic mechanisms of Late Paleozoic epithermal gold deposits in North Xinjiang, China

Yang, F., Mao, J., Bierlein, F., Pirajno, F., Zhao, C., Ye, H. & Liu, F., Apr 2009, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 35, 2, p. 217-234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geodynamics
Gold deposits
geodynamics
Paleozoic
gold
2 Citations (Scopus)
sill
crustal contamination
mantle source
rare earth element
crystallization
92 Citations (Scopus)

Geochemistry of the Permian Kalatongke mafic intrusions, Northern Xinjiang, Northwest China: Implications for the genesis of magmatic Ni-Cu sulfide deposits

Zhang, Z., Mao, J., Chai, F., Yan, S., Chen, B. & Pirajno, F., 2009, In : Economic Geology. 104, 2, p. 185-203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochemistry
Sulfides
geochemistry
intrusion
biotite
177 Citations (Scopus)

Intraplate magmatism in Central Asia and China and associated metallogeny

Pirajno, F., Ernst, R., Borisenko, A. S., Fedoseev, G. & Naumov, E. A., Apr 2009, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 35, 2, p. 114-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magmatism
Rare Earth Metals
Deposits
lode deposit
Igneous rocks
127 Citations (Scopus)
Gold deposits
diatreme
Isotopes
fluid inclusion
Ores
27 Citations (Scopus)

New 40Ar-39Ar age constraints on the deformation along the Machaoying fault zone: Implications for Early Cambrian tectonism in the North China Craton

Han, Y., Zhang, S., Pirajno, F., Wang, Y. & Zhang, Y., 2009, In : Gondwana Research. 16, p. 255-263

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

craton
fault zone
Gondwana
biotite
feldspar
2010
10 Citations (Scopus)
202 Citations (Scopus)

Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous granitoid magmatism in Eastern Qinling, central-eastern China: SHRIMP zircon U-Pb ages and tectonic implications

Mao, J-W., Xie, G-Q., Pirajno, F., Ye, H-S., Wang, Y-B., Li, Y-F., Xiang, J-F. & Zhao, H-J., 2010, In : Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 57, p. 51-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Mantle structure and dynamics under East Russia and adjacent regions

Zhao, D., Pirajno, F., Dobretsov, N. L. & Liu, L., 2010, In : Russian Geology and Geophysics. 51, p. 925-938

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The Magellan Pb deposit, Western Australia; a new category within the class of supergene non-sulphide mineral systems

Pirajno, F., Burlow, R. & Huston, D., 2010, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 37, p. 101-113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
228 Citations (Scopus)

A tectono-genetic model for porphyry-skarn-stratabound Cu-Au-Mo-Fe and magnetite-apatite deposits along the Middle-Lower Yangtze River Valley, Eastern China

Mao, J., Xie, G., Duan, C., Pirajno, F., Ishiyama, D. & Chen, Y., 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 43, p. 294-314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Geological, geochemical characteristics and isotope systematics of the Longqiao iron deposit in the Lu-Zong volcano-sedimentary basin, Middle-Lower Yangtze (Changjiang) River Valley, Eastern China

Taofa, Z., Mingan, W., Yu, F., Chao, D., Feng, Y., Lejun, Z., Jun, L., Bing, Q., Pirajno, F. & Cooke, D. R., 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 43, p. 154-169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

195 Citations (Scopus)

Mesozoic molybdenum deposits in the east Qinling-Dabie orogenic belt: Characteristics and tectonic settings

Mao, J. W., Pirajno, F., Xiang, J. F., Gao, J. J., Ye, H. S., Li, Y. F. & Guo, B. J., 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 43, p. 264-293

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Pyrrhotite Re-Os and SHRIMP zircon U-Pb dating of the Hongqiling Ni-Cu sulfide deposits in Northeast China

Lü, L., Mao, J., Li, H., Pirajno, F., Zhang, Z. & Zhou, Z., 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 43, p. 106-119

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Re-Os and 40Ar/39Ar ages of the Jiguanshan porphyry Mo deposit, Xilamulun metallogenic belt, NE China, and constraints on mineralization events

Wu, H., Zhang, L., Wan, B., Chen, Z., Xiang, P., Pirajno, F., Du, A. & Qu, W., 2011, In : Mineralium Deposita. 46, 2, p. 171-185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Citations (Scopus)
123 Citations (Scopus)

Epithermal deposits in North Xinjiang, NW China

Chen, Y. J., Pirajno, F., Wu, G., Qi, J. P. & Xiong, X. L., 2012, In : International Journal of Earth Sciences. 101, 4, p. 889-917

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

153 Citations (Scopus)

Formation age and tectonic setting of the shirengou neoarchean banded iron deposit in eastern hebei province: Constraints from geochemistry and sims zircon u-pb dating

Zhang, L., Zhai, M., Zhang, X., Xiang, P., Dai, Y., Wang, C. & Pirajno, F., 2012, In : Precambrian Research. 222-223, p. 325-338

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Citations (Scopus)

LA-ICP-MS zircon U-Pb dating, trace element and Hf isotope geochemistry of the Heyu granite batholith, eastern Qinling, central China: Implications for Mesozoic tectono-magmatic evolution

Li, N., Chen, Y-J., Pirajno, F., Gong, H-J., Mao, S-D. & Ni, Z-Y., 2012, In : Lithos. 142-143, p. 34-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
basalt
copper
magma
mantle
iron
38 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
324 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
40 Citations (Scopus)
Geochronology
Zoning
Tin
tin
geochronology
73 Citations (Scopus)

Timing of the Yuchiling giant porphyry Mo system, and implications for ore genesis

Li, N., Chen, Y., Pirajno, F. & Ni, Z., 2013, In : Mineralium Deposita. 48, 4, p. 505-524

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porphyry
Ores
granite
time measurement
minerals
47 Citations (Scopus)

U-Pb and Re-Os isotopic systematics and zircon Ce4+/Ce3+ ratios in the Shiyaogou Mo deposit in eastern Qinling, central China: Insights into the oxidation state of granitoids and Mo (Au) mineralization

Han, Y., Zhang, S., Pirajno, F., Zhou, X., Zhao, G., Qü, W., Liu, S., Zhang, J., Liang, H. & Yang, K., 2013, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 55, C, p. 29-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

zircon
Ores
mineralization
oxidation
Oxidation
2014
15 Citations (Scopus)
gabbro
olivine
rare earth element
plateau
clinopyroxene
56 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
148 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
49 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
71 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
33 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
47 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
16 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
23 Citations (Scopus)
Geochronology
Geochemistry
porphyry
Isotopes
geochronology
2015
141 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
48 Citations (Scopus)
porphyry
Isotopes
fluid inclusion
Ores
Deposits
51 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
23 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
43 Citations (Scopus)
carbonatite
mantle plume
partial melting
magmatism
mineralization
87 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
34 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
2016
6 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