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Geologic Fluids and Mineral Deposits

Matthew Steele-MacInnis, University of Alberta

 

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Fluid inclusions
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Veins and alteration
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Mineral deposits

 

Fluids drive heat and mass transport in the Earth and are responsible for the formation of most economic mineral deposits. My research group studies the properties and roles of fluids in geologic settings related to ore formation.

Welcome!

Matt Steele-MacInnis's research group at the University of Alberta Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences includes undergraduate and graduate students researching a wide range of topics in hydrothermal processes in the Earth. Some of our specific, ongoing research projects include hydrothermal processes beneath the seafloor at submarine black smoker vents, magmatic-hydrothermal settings in volcanic arcs, and sedimentary basins related to evaporated seawater and Pb-Zn mineralization. For more information, please check our Research and Publications pages

If you are interested in research opportunities in my lab, please contact me.