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economic geology

[‚ek·ə′näm·ik jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
Application of geologic knowledge to materials usage and principles of engineering.
The study of metallic ore deposits.
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These fluid-filled cavities are known as fluid inclusions and provide an economic geologist with an ancient time capsule from which the temperatures, pressures, original compositions, and densities of the original fluids can be discovered.
Craig holds a Master of Science in Geology from The University of Western Ontario and is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
In addition, Dr Borisenko is a member of editorial board for the Scientific Journal of Russian Geology and Geophysics, he is also a member of the committee of the International Association for Genesis of Ore Deposits since 1972 and is a member of SEGA: the Association of Economic Geologists.
Dr Williams has won numerous Australian and international awards in his field, including a Public Service Medal in 2006 for the provision of geoscientific advice and the Society of Economic Geologists Lindgren Award for his research on the Northern Territory's McArthur River lead-zinc deposit.
Richard was a long-time member of the New York Mineralogical Club, a fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, a member of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain, the Mineralogical Association of Canada, the Society of Economic Geologists, and served as president of the second oldest United States mineral society, The Philadelphia Mineralogical Society.
He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and the Society of Economic Geologists.

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