School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology

Regolith science (profiles)

Campus: Mt Helen

Discipline: Geology

Research field: Regolith science

Key words: Regolith mapping, geochemistry, secondary alteration

Supervisor(s): Stephen Carey

Contact details:

Email:  s.carey@federation.edu.au

Project Description: Regolith profiles, Ballarat region

Regolith profiles are exposed throughout Ballarat, and include some impressive sections. The surface distribution and weathering effects of surface processes on mineralisation signatures are poorly constrained.   In collaboration with Castlemaine Goldfields Ltd.