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The Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4 (TGI-4) is a collaborative Canadian federal geoscience program that provides industry with the next generation of geoscience knowledge and innovative techniques, which will result in more effective targeting of buried mineral deposits.

The opinions expressed in these presentations were solely those of the presenters and not necessarily those of PDAC, its members, Directors, Board or Staff. PDAC does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of the information provided herein.

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The following TGI-4 sessions were offered at PDAC 2016.

Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4 (TGI-4)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 9:10 AM - 4:30 PM
Chairs: Wouter Bleeker & Mike Villeneuve, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Location: Room 717

Ni-Cu-PGEs, Ring of Fire

The geology of the Ring of Fire: An overview

Riku Metsaranta, Ontario Geological Survey, Sudbury, Canada
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Ore deposit settings of the Ring of Fire

Michel Houlé, Geological Survey of Canada, Quebec City, Canada
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Gold

Precambrian lode gold deposits: A summary of TGI-4 contributions

Patrick Mercier-Langevin, Geological Survey of Canada, Quebec City, Canada

The relationship of gold deposits to syn-orogenic faults in granite-greenstone terranes

Wouter Bleeker, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
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Mapping element distributions in pyrite: A new exploration tool

Simon Jackson, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
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Specialty metals

Strategic materials: Fundamentals and new exploration approaches

George Simandl, British Columbia Geological Survey, Victoria, Canada
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Volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits

New advances in understanding volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit systems: Insights from the TGI-4 program

Stephen Piercey, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada
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Integrating 3D geological modeling and new seismic imaging methods at the Lalor VMS deposit, Manitoba

Gilles Bellefleur, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
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SEDEX

TGI-4 research results: SEDEX Zn-Pb-(Ag-Ba) deposit genetic models and exploration implications

Michael Gadd, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
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Porphyry and intrusion-related systems

Porphyry indicator minerals in subglacial tills of the southern Canadian Cordillera

Travis Ferbey, British Columbia Geological Survey, Victoria, Canada
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Uranium

New developments in the hunt for unconformity-related uranium deposits

Eric Potter, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
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Conclusion

Results, impacts and future directions of ore system geoscience research under the Targeted Geoscience Initiative

Mike Villeneuve, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
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