Completed CREG Theses

Student

Thesis Title

Advisor

Degree

Year

Anderson, Tracy Testing Silver Mobility: An Investigation into Supergene Silver Enrichment at the Rochester Mine in Pershing County, Nevada Muntean M.S. 2016
Balogh, Carli Tertiary Volcanic Rocks, Hydrothermal Alteration, and Epithermal Precious Metal Deposits of the Patterson Mining District, Sweetwater Mountains, Mono County, California and Lyon County, Nevada Vikre M.S. 2016
Benge, Elizabeth Pilot Study using Elemental Geochemistry as a Means of Discriminating Chert Stratigraphy in the Roberts Mountains Allochthon, Nevada Noble M.S. 2016
Hill, Tyler Time-Space Relationships between Sediment-Hosted Gold Mineralization and Intrusion-Related Polymetallic Mineralization at Kinsley Mountain, NV Muntean M.S. 2016

Rocha-Rocha, Macario

Metallogenesis of the Peñasquito Polymetallic Deposit: A Contribution to the Understanding of the Magmatic Ore System Thompson Ph.D.

2016

 

Barber, Kait Geology, Alteration, Geochemistry, and Paragenesis of the Vista Vein Shear Zone Deposit, Humboldt County, Nevada

Thompson M.S. 2015
Baldwin, Dylan

Evidence for Rapid Epithermal Mineralization and Coeval Bimodal Volcanism, Bruner Au-Ag property, NV USA

Arehart M.S. 2014
Parrish, Benjamin

Petrography and Geochemistry of Hypogene Mineralization at the Mike Gold - Copper Deposit, Eureka County, Nevada

Thompson M.S. 2014
Wickham, Katie

Thallium Isotope Implications for the Metalliferous Source of Carlin-type Deposits in northern Nevada

Arehart M.S. 2014
Baril, Tyler Igneous Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Spruce Mountain District, Elko County, Nevada Thompson M.S. 2013
Burtner, Geoff The Mercedes Au-Ag District, Sonora, Mexico: Geology, Geochemistry and Structure of a Sierra Madre Low-sulfidation Epithermal System Thompson M.S. 2013

Anderson, Robbie

Stratigraphy of the Sandman low-sulfidation Au deposits, Winnemucca, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2013

Cantor,
Brad

Petrography and field mapping of Eocene intrusions and adjacent breccia zones at the Scraper Springs prospect, Elko County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2012

Crosby,
Betsy

Gold And base metal mineralization, hydrothermal alteration and vein paragenesis in the Spring Valley deposit, Pershing County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2012

Derby,
Sean

Depositional modes of manganese oxides at Artillery Peak, Mohave County, Arizona

Thompson

M.S.

2012

Drexler,
Heidi

A comparison of geochemistry, carbonate mineralogy, and argillic alteration between the Dome prospect and the Main Au Resource of the Donlin Creek project in southwest Alaska

Thompson

M.S.

2010

Hannink,
Randy

Mineralization and timing of the Lover’s Lane Breccia, Santa Rita porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, Grant County, New Mexico

Thompson

M.S.

2010

Robinson, Crystal

Molybdenum mineralization in deep drill Holes at the Cresson Mine and geology of Grouse Mountain: Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado

Thompson

M.S.

2010

Jarvie, Zachary

Carlin-type mineralization and alteration of late Cambrian and Ordovician carbonate rocks at Long Canyon, Pequop Mountains, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2009

Patterson, Lucia

Hydrothermal footprint of Carlin-type gold deposits at the district scale: Jerritt Canyon Mining District, Elko County, Nevada

Muntean

M.S.

2009

Trotman,
Rick

Geology of the Storm gold-silver deposit Elko County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2009

Hastings, Matthew

Relationship of base-metal skarn mineralization to Carlin-type gold mineralization at the Archimedes gold deposit, Eureka, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2008

Mach,
Craig

Tectonic controls, timing and geochemistry of supergene enrichment of the Tyrone porphyry copper deposit, Grant County, New Mexico

Thompson

Ph.D.

2008

Doyle,
Jessica

Geology and structure of Winters Creek, Jerritt Canyon District, Elko County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2007

Ruiz-Parraga, Juan

Geology of the Chukar Footwall Mine, Maggie Creek District, Carlin Trend, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2007

Campbell, Keith

The geology, alteration, and mineralization of the True North gold deposit, Fairbanks, Alaska

Thompson

Ph.D.

2006

Hall,
Tim

Biostratigraphic and structural relationships of Middle to Lower Paleozoic rocks within the Roberts Mountains and Tuscarora Mountains, Elko

Noble

M.S.

2006

Henkelman, Christine

Can variations in pyrite chemistry across the Goldstrike system provide clues to gold deposition and improved exploration techniques

Cline (UNLV)

M.S.(UNLV)

2005

Ressel,
Mike

Igneous geology of the Carlin Trend, Nevada: The importance of Eocene magmatism in gold mineralization

Henry

Ph.D.

2005

Cellura,
Brian

Biostratigraphy and structural geology in the Marys Mountain area, Carlin Trend, Eureka County, Nevada

Noble

M.S.

2004

Hutcherson, Sheila

Geology, geochemistry and alteration of zone 5 of the Murray Mine, Jerritt Canyon District, Elko, County Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

2003

Johnston, Marcus

Geology of the Cove Mine, Lander County, Nevada, and a genetic model for the McCoy-Cove magmatic-hydrothermal system

Thompson

Ph.D.

2003

Lubben,
Jared

Silicification across the Betze-Post Carlin-type Au Deposit: Clues to ore fluid properties and sources, northern Carlin Trend, Nevada

Cline/UNLV

M.S.

2003

Marino,
Fredy

Geology of the Deep Post mine, Northern Carlin trend, Nevada

Thompson/
Schweickert

M.S.

2003

Loayza-Tam, Carlos

Geologic study of Cerro Yanacocha gold-silver deposit, Yanacocha District, Northern Peru

Thompson

M.S.

2002

Vitaller, Alfredo

Structural setting of epithermal precious metal deposits at the Veladero Project, Valle del Cura, San Juan, Argentina

Thompson

M.S.

2002

Weaver,
Kelli

Geochemistry of gold-bearing and gold-free pyrite and marcasite from the Getchell Gold Deposit, Humboldt County, Nevada

Cline (UNLV)

M.S.(UNLV)

2001

Boskie, Rachelle

Detailed structure and stratigraphy of lower Paleozoic rocks of the Getchell Trend, Osgood Mountains, Humboldt County, Nevada

Schweickert

M.S.

2000

Altamirano-Morales, Carlos

Structural control and alteration at the Deep Star deposit, Eureka County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

1999

Cail,
Tracy

Alteration associated with gold deposition at Getchell, Carlin type deposit north-central Nevada

Cline (UNLV)

M.S.(UNLV)

1999

Dewitt,
Alex

Alteration, geochemical dispersion, and ore controls at the SSX Mine, Jerritt Canyon District, Elko County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

1999

Heinrich, Gavan

Geology and gold mineralization of the Toiyabe Mine area, Lander County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

1999

Mahmoudi, Jalal

Structural Geology of the Getchell Deposit and Relations to the Osgood Mountains window and the Getchell Trend

Schweickert

M.S.

1999

Rayias,
Alexa

Stratigraphy, structural geology, alteration, and geochemistry of the northeastern Railroad District, Elko County, Nevada

Thompson

M.S.

1999

Shallow,
Lori (Clarke)

Refractory ores at the Rain Mine, Elko County, Nevada: structural controls, wallrock alteration, petrography, and geochemistry

Thompson

M.S.

1999

Shigehiro, Michiko

Mineral paragenesis and ore fluids at the Turquoise Ridge gold deposit, Nevada

Cline (UNLV)

M.S.(UNLV)

1999

Hartman,
Sarah

The use of acoustic log data in structural interpretation at the Turquoise Ridge deposit, Getchell Mine, north-central Nevada

Larson

M.S.

1998

 

Recent UNR Economic geology Theses not funded by CREG

Student

Thesis Title

Advisor

Degree

Year

Cramer, Timothy

Using Landsat ETM+ and ASTER Sensors to Aid the Mineral Assessment of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nevada

Muntean M.S. 2014
Di Fiori, Russell

Focused geologic mapping and structural analysis of the southern Eureka mining district; assessing structural controls and spatial patterns of mineralization

Long M.S. 2014
Smith, Joshua

Controls of High Grades within the Clementine Vein System in the Hollister Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Au-Ag Deposit, NV

Muntean M.S. 2014
Cassinerio, Micheal

Patterns of Lithology, Structure, Alteration, Trace Elements, Carbonate Mineralogy, and Stable Isotopes around High-Grade Carlin-type Gold Deposits: Turquoise Ridge Deposit, Getchell District, Nevada

Muntean M.S. 2010

Pace, Daniel

Relationship Between Magmatism and Mineralization in the RBM Gold Deposit, White Pine County, Nevada

Muntean

M.S.

2009