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New geomodels to explore deeper for High-Technology critical raw materials in Alkaline rocks and Carbonatites

Deliverables

Paper on Environmental and Social assessment

Manuscript plus appendices on Environmental and Social assessment with respect to carbonatite and alkaline rock projects.

Conceptual models

Publication on exploration indicators for regional exploration of alkaline-carbonatite complexes.

Paper on Italian deposits

Manuscript plus appendices of data on Italian carbonatite-related deposits.

Massive open online course development

Development of materials for a massive open online course (MOOC) on the topic of technology metals and a green future, using examples from the HiTech AlkCarb project.

Paper on fenite

Manuscript plus appendices on use of fenite in exploration.

Paper on instrument tests and best practice for carbonatites and alkaline rocks

Manuscript plus appendices - joint interpretation of the geophysical results including findings combining the geophysical surveys and geology, giving best practice for carbonatites and alkaline rocks and feeding information into the Geomodels WP5.

Report from Expert Counci 3

Report and manuscript from Expert Council 3 on how volatiles in roof zones may be used as exploration indicators.

Report from Expert Council 1

Report and manuscript from Expert Council 1 on recognising and classifying mineralisation and relationship to extrusives.

Report from Expert Council 4

Report and manuscript from Expert Council 4 on shallow (< 1km) intrusive systems.

ESIA

Environmental and Social Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for drilling and geophysics at test site (Kaiserstuhl, Germany).

Report from Expert Council 2

Report and manuscript from Expert Council 2 on how fenite can be used as an exploration indicator.

Paper on Sc in carbonatite

Paper on Scandium in carbonatite.

Paper on 'plumbing systems'

Manuscript plus appendices on the form dykes and shallow intrusive systems associated with economic mineralisation.

Paper on volcanic versus intrusive rocks (Kaiserstuhl)

Manuscript plus appendices on volcanic versus prospective intrusive rocks at Kaiserstuhl.

Lesson learned article

Article on socioeconomic and environmental lessons learned from fieldwork and drilling permit applications in Germany

Paper on use of volatiles in roof zones as exploration indicators

Manuscript plus appendices on use of volatiles in roof zones as an exploration aid.

Final dissemination workshop

National and trade media invitations to final project meeting in London, with reception at Natural History Museum.

Website and publicity material

Project website with public access, project leaflet and banner poster.

World map of alkaline rocks

Digitised catalogue of global data on alkaline rocks and carbonatites, with emphasis on European localities, to be delivered via an interactive portal.

Expert Council and Advisory Group set up

Expert Council of 15 people of which 3 will form a Strategy Advisory Group

Treasures beneath volcanoes public outreach activity

Public engagement activity including materials from the Kaiserstuhl research site called 'Treasures under Volcanoes', complemented by a slightly more technical version for use in communication with the manufacturing supply chain.

Geomodels

Paper on idealised 3D models of ore deposits within a large alkaline complex and an alkaline-carbonatite complex.

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Publications

The evolution of magma during continental rifting: New constraints from the isotopic and trace element signatures of silicic magmas from Ethiopian volcanoes

Author(s): William Hutchison, Tamsin A. Mather, David M. Pyle, Adrian J. Boyce, Matthew L.M. Gleeson, Gezahegn Yirgu, Jon D. Blundy, David J. Ferguson, Charlotte Vye-Brown, Ian L. Millar, Kenneth W.W. Sims, Adrian A. Finch
Published in: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Issue 489, 2018, Page(s) 203-218, ISSN 0012-821X
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.02.027

From Mantle to Motzfeldt: A genetic model for syenite-hosted Ta,Nb-mineralisation

Author(s): Adrian A. Finch, Jamie A McCreath, Callum D.J. Reekie, William Hutchison, Abdulmalik Ismaila, Ashlyn Armour-Brown, Tom Andersen, Siri L. Simonsen
Published in: Ore Geology Reviews, Issue 107, 2019, Page(s) 402-416, ISSN 0169-1368
DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2019.02.032

The Petrology of the Kaiserstuhl Volcanic Complex, SW Germany: The Importance of Metasomatized and Oxidized Lithospheric Mantle for Carbonatite Generation

Author(s): S Braunger, M A W Marks, B F Walter, R Neubauer, R Reich, T Wenzel, A Parsapoor, G Markl
Published in: Journal of Petrology, Issue 59/9, 2018, Page(s) 1731-1762, ISSN 0022-3530
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egy078

Sulfides in alkaline and peralkaline rocks: textural appearance and compositional variations

Author(s): Rainer Babiel, Michael A.W. Marks, Udo Neumann, Gregor Markl
Published in: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Issue 195/2, 2018, Page(s) 155-175, ISSN 0077-7757
DOI: 10.1127/njma/2018/0095

A Workflow to Define, Map and Name A Carbonatite- or Alkaline Igneous-Associated REE-HFSE Mineral System: A Case Study from SW Germany

Author(s): Graham Banks, Benjamin Walter, Michael Marks, Pete Siegfried
Published in: Minerals, Issue 9/2, 2019, Page(s) 97, ISSN 2075-163X
DOI: 10.3390/min9020097

Pyrochlore as a monitor for magmatic and hydrothermal processes in carbonatites from the Kaiserstuhl volcanic complex (SW Germany)

Author(s): B.F. Walter, A. Parsapoor, S. Braunger, M.A.W. Marks, T. Wenzel, M. Martin, G. Markl
Published in: Chemical Geology, Issue 498, 2018, Page(s) 1-16, ISSN 0009-2541
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.08.008

The origin of secondary heavy rare earth element enrichment in carbonatites: Constraints from the evolution of the Huanglongpu district, China

Author(s): M. Smith, J. Kynicky, Cheng Xu, Wenlei Song, J. Spratt, T. Jeffries, M. Brtnicky, A. Kopriva, D. Cangelosi
Published in: Lithos, Issue 308-309, 2018, Page(s) 65-82, ISSN 0024-4937
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.02.027

The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution

Author(s): Jindrich Kynicky, Martin P. Smith, Wenlei Song, Anton R. Chakhmouradian, Cheng Xu, Antonin Kopriva, Michaela Vasinova Galiova, Martin Brtnicky
Published in: Geoscience Frontiers, Issue 10/2, 2019, Page(s) 527-537, ISSN 1674-9871
DOI: 10.1016/j.gsf.2018.02.005

Clinopyroxene/Melt Trace Element Partitioning in Sodic Alkaline Magmas

Author(s): Charles D Beard, Vincent J van Hinsberg, John Stix, Max Wilke
Published in: Journal of Petrology, Issue 60/9, 2019, Page(s) 1797-1823, ISSN 0022-3530
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egz052

Economic mineralization in pegmatites: comparing and contrasting NYF and LCT examples

Author(s): Kathryn M. Goodenough, Richard A. Shaw, Martin Smith, Guillaume Estrade, Eva Marqu, Cyrielle Bernard, Paul Nex
Published in: The Canadian Mineralogist, Issue 57/5, 2019, Page(s) 753-755, ISSN 0008-4476
DOI: 10.3749/canmin.ab00013

Evidence for Magma–Wall Rock Interaction in Carbonatites from the Kaiserstuhl Volcanic Complex (Southwest Germany)

Author(s): R J Giebel, A Parsapoor, B F Walter, S Braunger, M A W Marks, T Wenzel, G Markl
Published in: Journal of Petrology, Issue 60/6, 2019, Page(s) 1163-1194, ISSN 0022-3530
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egz028

Italian carbonatite system: From mantle to ore-deposit

Author(s): Francesco Stoppa, Mariangela Schiazza, Gianluigi Rosatelli, Francesca Castorina, Victor V. Sharygin, Francesco Antonio Ambrosio, Noemi Vicentini
Published in: Ore Geology Reviews, Issue 114, 2019, Page(s) 103041, ISSN 0169-1368
DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2019.103041

The significance of metasomatic alteration surrounding carbonatite complexes as a REE-enrichment indicator

Author(s): H. A. L. Elliott, S. Broom-Fendley, F. Wall
Published in: Applied Earth Science, Issue 128/2, 2019, Page(s) 46-46, ISSN 2572-6838
DOI: 10.1080/25726838.2019.1602940

Rare earth element enrichment in Palaeoproterozoic Fengzhen carbonatite from the North China block

Author(s): Meng Feng, Cheng Xu, Jindrich Kynicky, Liang Zeng, Wenlei Song
Published in: International Geology Review, Issue 58/15, 2016, Page(s) 1940-1950, ISSN 0020-6814
DOI: 10.1080/00206814.2016.1193774

The Rare Earth Elements: Demand, Global Resources, and Challenges for Resourcing Future Generations

Author(s): Kathryn M. Goodenough, Frances Wall, David Merriman
Published in: Natural Resources Research, 2017, Page(s) 1-16, ISSN 1520-7439
DOI: 10.1007/s11053-017-9336-5

New insights into the origin of the Evate apatite-iron oxide-carbonate deposit, Northeastern Mozambique, constrained by mineralogy, textures, thermochronometry, and fluid inclusions

Author(s): Vratislav Hurai, Jean-Louis Paquette, Monika Huraiová, Marek Slobodník, Pavel Hvožďara, Peter Siegfried, Michaela Gajdošová, Stanislava Milovská
Published in: Ore Geology Reviews, Issue 80, 2017, Page(s) 1072-1091, ISSN 0169-1368
DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.09.017

Genesis of kalsilite melilitite at Cupaello, Central Italy: Evidence from melt inclusions

Author(s): A. T. Isakova, L. I. Panina, F. Stoppa
Published in: Petrology, Issue 25/4, 2017, Page(s) 433-447, ISSN 0869-5911
DOI: 10.1134/S0869591117040038

Origin of unusual HREE-Mo-rich carbonatites in the Qinling orogen, China

Author(s): Wenlei Song, Cheng Xu, Martin P. Smith, Jindrich Kynicky, Kangjun Huang, Chunwan Wei, Li Zhou, Qihai Shu
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 6/1, 2016, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/srep37377

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

Author(s): Francesco Stoppa, Franco Pirajno, Mariangela Schiazza, Nikolai V. Vladykin
Published in: Gondwana Research, Issue 37, 2016, Page(s) 152-171, ISSN 1342-937X
DOI: 10.1016/j.gr.2016.07.001

Origin of heavy rare earth mineralization in South China

Author(s): Cheng Xu, Jindřich Kynický, Martin P. Smith, Antonin Kopriva, Martin Brtnický, Tomas Urubek, Yueheng Yang, Zheng Zhao, Chen He, Wenlei Song
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 8, 2017, Page(s) 14598, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14598

A global review on agpaitic rocks

Author(s): Michael A.W. Marks, Gregor Markl
Published in: Earth-Science Reviews, Issue 173, 2017, Page(s) 229-258, ISSN 0012-8252
DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.06.002

Apatite in carbonatitic rocks: Compositional variation, zoning, element partitioning and petrogenetic significance

Author(s): Anton R. Chakhmouradian, Ekaterina P. Reguir, Anatoly N. Zaitsev, Christopher Couëslan, Cheng Xu, Jindřich Kynický, A. Hamid Mumin, Panseok Yang
Published in: Lithos, Issue 274-275, 2017, Page(s) 188-213, ISSN 0024-4937
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.12.037

Carbonatites of Tarim (NW China): First evidence of crustal contribution in carbonatites from a large igneous province

Author(s): WenLei Song, Cheng Xu, Anton R. Chakhmouradian, Jindrich Kynicky, KangJun Huang, ZhenLiang Zhang
Published in: Lithos, Issue 282-283, 2017, Page(s) 1-9, ISSN 0024-4937
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.02.018

Petrogenesis and mineralization of REE-rich granites in Qingxi and Guanxi, Nanling region, South China

Author(s): Chen He, Cheng Xu, Zheng Zhao, Jindrich Kynicky, Wenlei Song, Lize Wang
Published in: Ore Geology Reviews, Issue 81, 2017, Page(s) 309-325, ISSN 0169-1368
DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.10.021

Fenites associated with carbonatite complexes: A review

Author(s): H.A.L. Elliott, F. Wall, A.R. Chakhmouradian, P.R. Siegfried, S. Dahlgren, S. Weatherley, A.A. Finch, M.A.W. Marks, E. Dowman, E. Deady
Published in: Ore Geology Reviews, Issue 93, 2018, Page(s) 38-59, ISSN 0169-1368
DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.12.003

In search of the forgotten rare earth

Author(s): Siegfried, P, Wall, F, and Moore, K.
Published in: Geoscientist, Issue 28/10, 2018, Page(s) 10-15, ISSN 0961-5628
DOI: 10.1144/geosci2018-021

Abstracts from the 2017–2018 Mineral Deposits Studies Group meeting

Author(s): L. Santoro, St. Tshipeng Yav, E. Pirard, A. Kaniki, G. Arfè, N. Mondillo, M. Boni, M. Joachimski, G. Balassone, A. Mormone, A. Cauceglia, N. Mondillo, G. Balassone, M. Boni, W. Robb, T. L. Smith, David Currie, Finlay Stuart, John Faithfull, Adrian Boyce, N. Mondillo, C. Chelle-Michou, M. Boni, S. Cretella, G. Scognamiglio, M. Tarallo, G. Arfè, F. Putzolu, M. Boni, N. Mondillo, F. Pirajno, N. Mon
Published in: Applied Earth Science, Issue 127/2, 2018, Page(s) 46-79, ISSN 2572-6838
DOI: 10.1080/25726838.2018.1487425

Interaction of Alkaline Magmatism and Carbonatites: A Recipe for REE Enrichment?

Author(s): Goodenough K, Shaw R & Deady E.
Published in: 2017

Developing new exploration models for rare earth elements and associated critical metals

Author(s): Kathryn Goodenough
Published in: 2017

Critical metals for new technologies – where will they come from in the future? – Keynote

Author(s): Kathryn Goodenough
Published in: 2018

The rare earth elements: critical metals for the 21st century

Author(s): Kathryn Goodenough
Published in: 2018

The Rare Earth Elements: Demand, Global Resources, and Challenges for Resourcing Future generations.

Author(s): Kathryn Goodenough
Published in: 2018

Carbonatites of Roman Region, genetic relationship with Italian alkaline Rocks

Author(s): Ambrosio F.A. , Stoppa F. , Rosatelli G. , Schiazza M. , Vicentini N. & Sharygin V.V.
Published in: 2018

New classification of carbonatites and inference for a new differentiation process and REE-ore deposits

Author(s): N. Vicentini
Published in: 2018

Using RHA method for environmental problems: a case of study

Author(s): Ambrosio F.A., Stoppa F. & Krasnova N.I.
Published in: 2018

Clean Technology Raw Materials: rare earth elements – Invited speaker

Author(s): Frances Wall
Published in: 2019

Responsible sourcing of critical metals – Invited speaker

Author(s): Frances Wall
Published in: 2018

Exploring carbonatites for rare earths – Invited session convenor and speaker

Author(s): Frances Wall
Published in: 2018

Responsible Sourcing of Minerals – Invited speaker

Author(s): Frances Wall
Published in: 2017

The significance of metasomatic alteration surrounding carbonatite complexes as a REE-enrichment indicator

Author(s): H. A.L. Elliott, S. Broom-Fendley, F. Wall
Published in: 2019

Geochemistry and mineralogy of rare earth processing – Invited theme co-convenor for ore deposits and talk.

Author(s): Frances Wall
Published in: 2017

Fenite as a rare earth and niobium exploration indicator

Author(s): H. A.L. Elliott, F. Wall
Published in: 2017

Fenite as an exploration indicator for rare earth and niobium mineralisation, and their importance within the magmatic story

Author(s): H. A.L. Elliott, F. Wall
Published in: 2017

The Spatio-Temporal Evolution of Hf Isotopes in the Gardar: Evidence for Mid-Proterozoic Crustal Recycling?

Author(s): Adrian A. Finch, Anouk Borst, William Hutchison, Nicola J. Horsburgh, Siri L. Simonsen, Tom Andersen
Published in: 2018

New geophysical and geochemical constraints on the plumbing of Ethiopia’s restless rift volcanoes – keynote and Willy Aspinall prize

Author(s): Will Hutchison
Published in: 2018

Primary raw materials for the Sc industry - a geological perspective

Author(s): Pete Siegfried
Published in: 2018

High resolution ERT and IP conference Hochauflösende Tiefengeoelektrik und Zeitbereichs IP Messungen zur Unterstützung der Erzexploration in Afrika & Europa

Author(s): terratec geophysical services
Published in: 2019

The Geology of Decarbonization

Author(s): Goodenough, K.M., Deady, E., Shaw, R.A., Beard, C. and Nex, P.
Published in: 2019

Subducted sediments as a source for REE in mineralised post-collisional alkaline-carbonatite systems

Author(s): Charles Beard, Katryn Goodenough, Sam Broom-Fendley, Anouk Borst, Nick Roberts, Adrian Finch, Eimear Deady.
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

The importance of post-collisonal magmatism for global rare earth element resources

Author(s): Goodenough K M, Deady E A and Beard, C D
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial SGA meeting, Glasgow, 2019, Vol 4, 2019

V-Pb-Ce minerals in fluor Cacarbonatites of Italy.

Author(s): Stoppa F, Rosatelli G, Schiazza M, Ambrosio FA & Vicentini N
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

Evidence for wall-rock assimilation in carbonatites from the Kaiserstuhl (Germany)

Author(s): Marks MAW, Giebel RJ, Walter BF, Braunger S, Wenzel T & Markl G
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

Mt. Vulture alkaline carbonatite ring complex reconstruction using holocrystalline ejecta.

Author(s): Rosatelli G, Ambrosio F, Castorina F, Stoppa F & Schiazza M
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

Fluids exsolved from the Kaiserstuhl carbonatite, SW Germany: Brine generation by boiling

Author(s): Walter BF, Steele-MacInnis M, Giebel RJ, Marks MAW & Markl G
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

Sulphur Isotopes of Alkaline Igenous Suites: New Insights into Magmatic Fluid Evolution and Crustal Recycling

Author(s): Hutchison W, Babiel R, Finch A, Marks M, Markl G, Boyce A, Stüeken E, Friis H, Borst A & Horsburgh N
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

A Global View of Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites

Author(s): Humphreys-Williams E & Woolley A
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

The Songwe Hill rare earths project, Malawi – geological observations on the recently announced mineral resource upgrade

Author(s): Armitage, P. E. B.
Published in: 2019

Fenite exploration criteria surrounding carbonatite‐hosted critical metal deposits

Author(s): Elliott, H.A.L, Broom‐Fendley S. and Wall F.
Published in: 2019

REE Mineralisation of the Zandkopsdrift Carbonatite Complex, South Africa

Author(s): Siegfried P, Wall F, Moore K & Rollinson G
Published in: Proceedings of Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, 2019

Deposit‐scale geomodels for REE and HFSE exploration in carbonatite and alkaline‐silicate magmatic systems

Author(s): Beard, C.D., Goodenough K.M., Deady E.A.
Published in: 2019

Scandium as an important critical metal in the quest for reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the 21st century.

Author(s): Siegfried, P.R.
Published in: 2019

Critical Metal Mineralisation Associated with Magmatic Roof Zones

Author(s): Finch, A.A., Borst A.M., Horsburgh N.J., Hutchison W. and Sokół K.
Published in: 2019

Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World – an Online Resource

Author(s): Emma Humphreys-WIlliams and Alan Woolley
Published in: 2019

Recipes for Rare Earth Deposits

Author(s): Frances Wall
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial SGA meeting, Glasgow, 2019, Vol 4, 2019

The architecture and geochemistry of magmatic roof zones: implications for mineralization and exploration

Author(s): Adrian A. Finch, Will Hutchison, Anouk M. Borst, Nicola J. Horsburgh, Eva E. Stüecken
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial SGA meeting, Glasgow, 2019, Vol 4, 2019

Utilizing alteration (fenite) surrounding carbonatite intrusions as a REE and Nb exploration indicator

Author(s): Holly A.L. Elliott, Sam Broom-Fendley, Frances Wall
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial SGA meeting, Glasgow, 2019, Vol 4, 2019

The sources of high field strength elements in Gardar magmas

Author(s): A. Finch
Published in: 2016

Developing new geological models for REE resources: the view from Europe

Author(s): K.Goodenough
Published in: 2016

A review of scandium in carbonatites and alkaline igneous rocks of Africa

Author(s): P.R. Siegfried
Published in: 2016

Contrasting styles of supergene phosphorus and rare earth element mineralisation in weathered carbonatites examples from Southern Africa including Glenover, Zandkopsdrift and Karingarab

Author(s): P.R. Siegfried
Published in: 2016

Developing exploration models for critical metals in alkaline complexes and carbonatites

Author(s): K. Goodenough
Published in: 2016

Potential rare earth element metallogenetic belts in Africa.

Author(s): K. Goodenough
Published in: 2016

Spatio-temporal evolution of rift magmatism: Insights from Hf in Gardar magmas

Author(s): A. Finch
Published in: 2017

Magma ascent and emplacement in a continental rift setting: lessons from alkaline complexes in active and ancient rift zones.

Author(s): W. Hutchison, R. Lloyd, Y. Birhanu, J. Biggs, T. Mather, D. Pyle, E. Lewi, G. Yirgu, A. Finch
Published in: 2017

Geophysical investigation at the central carbonatite complex, Kaiserstuhl

Author(s): M. Tauchnitz
Published in: 2017

New insights into magma ascent and emplacement from alkaline roof zones of Southern Greenland.

Author(s): W. Hutchison
Published in: 2017