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Rob Scott

Senior Lecturer and Masters Program Co-ordinator
Joint Leader of the Training Module

Room 107, Physics Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2786 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2547 (fax)

robert.scott@utas.edu.au

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Research Fields

  • Structural Geology (040312)
  • Ore Deposit Petrology (040307)
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (040304)
  • Tectonics (040313)
  • Exploration Geochemistry (040201)
  • Volcanology (040314)
  • Isotope Geochemistry (040203)
  • Basin Analysis (040301)
  • Sedimentology (040310)
  • Geochronology (040303)
  • Stratigraphy (incl. Biostratigraphy and Sequence Stratigraphy) (040311)
  • Geology (040399)

Research Impact

  • Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources) (849999)
  • Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration (840105)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences (970104)
  • Copper Ore Exploration (840102)
  • Mining and Extraction of Precious (Noble) Metal Ores (840205)
  • Zinc Ore Exploration (840108)
  • Mining and Extraction of Iron Ores (840204)
  • Mineral Exploration (840199)
  • Natural Hazards (961099)
  • Mining and Extraction of Copper Ores (840202)

Publications

Total publications

32

Highlighted publications

(2 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2004Journal ArticleScott RJ, Berry RF, 'A new method for obtaining and quantifying the reliability of structural data from axially-oriented drill core using a fabric of known orientation', Journal of Structural Geology, 26, (4) pp. 643-658. ISSN 0191-8141 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2003.08.017 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Berry RF

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2004Journal ArticleScott RJ, Selley D, 'Measurement of fold axes in drill core', Journal of Structural Geology, 26, (4) pp. 637-642. ISSN 0191-8141 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2003.08.016 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Selley D

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Journal Article

(13 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Meffre S, Large RR, Steadman JA, Gregory DD, Stepanov AS, et al., 'Multi-stage enrichment processes for large gold-bearing ore deposits', Ore Geology Reviews, 76 pp. 268-279. ISSN 0169-1368 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2015.09.002 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Meffre S; Large RR; Steadman JA; Gregory DD; Stepanov AS; Kamenetsky VS

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2016Piquer J, Berry RF, Scott RJ, Cooke DR, 'Arc-oblique fault systems: their role in the Cenozoic structural evolution and metallogenesis of the Andes of central Chile', Journal of Structural Geology, 89 pp. 101-117. ISSN 0191-8141 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.05.008 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Piquer J; Berry RF; Cooke DR

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2015Mulder JA, Berry RF, Scott RJ, 'The structure and metamorphism of the Red Point Metamorphic Complex - a newly discovered high-pressure metamorphic complex from the south coast of Tasmania', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 62, (8) pp. 969-983. ISSN 0812-0099 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08120099.2015.1117021 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Mulder JA; Berry RF

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2009Large RR, Danyushevsky LV, Hollitt CP, Maslennikov V, Meffre SJM, et al., 'Gold and trace element zonation in pyrite using a laser imaging technique: Implications for the timing of gold in orogenic and Carlin-style sediment-hosted deposits', Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists, 104, (5) pp. 635-668. ISSN 0361-0128 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2113/gsecongeo.104.5.635 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 156Web of Science - 168

Co-authors: Large RR; Danyushevsky LV; Hollitt CP; Meffre SJM; Gilbert SE; Bull SW; Thomas HV; Foster JG

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2009Scott RJ, Meffre SJM, Woodhead J, Gilbert SE, Berry RF, et al., 'Development of Framboidal Pyrite During Diagenesis, Low-Grade Regional Metamorphism, and Hydrothermal Alteration', Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists, 104, (8) pp. 1143-1168. ISSN 0361-0128 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2113/gsecongeo.104.8.1143 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 27

Co-authors: Meffre SJM; Gilbert SE; Berry RF

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2008Meffre SJM, Large RR, Scott RJ, Woodhead J, Chang Z, et al., 'Age and pyrite Pb-isotopic composition of the giant Sukhoi Log sediment-hosted gold deposit, Russia', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, (9) pp. 2377-2391. ISSN 0016-7037 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2008.03.005 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 72Web of Science - 67

Co-authors: Meffre SJM; Large RR; Chang Z; Gilbert SE; Danyushevsky LV

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2007Glen RA, Meffre S, Scott RJ, 'Benambran Orogeny in the Eastern Lachlan Orogen, Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54, (2/3) pp. 385-415. ISSN 0812-0099 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08120090601147019 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 40Web of Science - 42

Co-authors: Meffre S

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2007Glen RA, Spencer R, Willmore A, David V, Scott RJ, 'Junee-Narromine Volcanic Belt, Macquarie Arc, Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales: components and structure', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54, (2/3) pp. 215-241. ISSN 0812-0099 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08120090601146805 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 14

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2007Meffre S, Scott RJ, Glen RA, Squire RJ, 'Re-evaluation of contact relationships between the Ordovician volcanic belts and the quartz-rich turbidites of the Lachlan Orogen', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54, (2/3) pp. 363-383. ISSN 0812-0099 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08120090701221680 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 59Web of Science - 61

Co-authors: Meffre S

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2007Simpson CJ, Scott RJ, Crawford AJ, Meffre S, 'Volcanology, geochemistry and structure of the Ordovician Cargo Volcanics in the Cargo - Walli region, central New South Wales', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54, (2/3) pp. 315-352. ISSN 0812-0099 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08120090701221706 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Crawford AJ; Meffre S

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2005Selley D, Broughton D, Scott RJ, Hitzman M, Bull SW, et al., 'A new look at the geology of the Zambian Copperbelt', Economic Geology, 100, (Anniversary Volume) pp. 965-1000. ISSN 0361-0128 (2005) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Selley D; Bull SW; Large RR; McGoldrick PJ; Croaker M; Pollington NL

2004Scott RJ, Berry RF, 'A new method for obtaining and quantifying the reliability of structural data from axially-oriented drill core using a fabric of known orientation', Journal of Structural Geology, 26, (4) pp. 643-658. ISSN 0191-8141 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2003.08.017 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Berry RF

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2004Scott RJ, Selley D, 'Measurement of fold axes in drill core', Journal of Structural Geology, 26, (4) pp. 637-642. ISSN 0191-8141 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2003.08.016 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Selley D

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Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2010McGoldrick PJ, Winefield PR, Bull SW, Selley D, Scott RJ, 'Sequences, synsedimentary structures, and sub-basins: the where and when of SEDEX Zinc Systems in the Southern McArthur Basin, Australia', The challenge of finding new mineral resources: global metallogeny, innovative exploration and new discoveries, Society of Economic Geologists, Goldfarb, R.J., Marsh, E.E. and Monecke, T. (ed), Littleton, Co, USA, pp. 367-389. ISBN 978-1-934969-28-1 (2010) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: McGoldrick PJ; Bull SW; Selley D

Conference Publication

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Meffre S, Large RR, Steadman JA, Gregory DD, Stepanov A, et al., 'Multi-stage enrichment processes for large gold-bearing ore deposits', SEG 2015 Conference, 27-30 September 2015, Hobart, Australia (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Meffre S; Large RR; Steadman JA; Gregory DD; Stepanov A; Kamenetsky V

2014Selley D, Duffett M, Scott R, Bull SW, Hitzman M, 'Katangan Basin evolution and architecture: controls on ore location in the world's premier sedimentary copper province', Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Biennial Meeting 2014, 2-8 February 2014, Thredbo, Australia (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Selley D; Bull SW

2012Scott RJ, Halpin JA, Selley D, Duffett M, Richards M, 'The ups and downs of Africa's largest copper deposit: The structural and metamorphic history at Lumwana, Mwombezhi Dome, NW Zambia', Abstracts Volume, 29 Jan-3 Feb, Waratah Bay, Australia, pp. 125-127. (2012) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Halpin JA

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2014Piquer J, Cooke DR, Berry RF, Scott R, Hollings P, et al., 'Structural geology of the Andes of Central Chile: evolution, controls on magmatism and the emplacement of giant ore deposits and implications for exploration', AMIRA, Hobart, Australia, P1060 (2014) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Piquer J; Cooke DR; Berry RF; Baker MJ

1999Cooke DR, Crawford AJ, Herrmann W, Scott RJ, Glen RA, 'Junee-Parkes-Narromine Belt: Fieldtrip Guide, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW', ARC (1999) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Cooke DR; Crawford AJ; Herrmann W

1999Meffre S, Scott RJ, 'Geology of Ordovician volcanics in the Kiandra belt, southernmost NSW, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW', ARC (1999) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Meffre S

1999Scott RJ, 'Structural interpretation of transects in the Parkes area, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW', ARC (1999) [Contract Report]

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Other Public Output

(11 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Heathcote J, Scott R, Davidson G, 'Contracted research outputs from the Kansanshi Gold Project for 2015', Hobart, Australia (2015) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Heathcote J; Davidson G

2010Scott RJ, Halpin JA, Meffre SJM, Zaw K, Cumming G, 'Structural studies and results of recent U-Pb zircon age dating at Phu Kham Cu-Au deposit, Laos PDR', 'Ore Deposits of SE Asia' - Annual Report to Sponsors, Chiang Mai, February 2010, CODES, Hobart, Australia (2010) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Halpin JA; Meffre SJM; Zaw K; Cumming G

2010Scott RJ, Halpin JA, Selley D, Duffett ML, 'Structural and metamorphic history of the Domes Region NW Zambia; Implications for the tectonic setting and structural evolution of the Central African Copperbelt', AMIRA P872 - 'Sediment-hosted copper deposits of Congolese, Zambian and central Australian basin systems' - Final report to Sponsors, AMIRA, Hobart, Australia, pp. 79-123. (2010) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Halpin JA; Selley D; Duffett ML

2010Scott RJ, Halpin JA, Meffre SJM, Zaw K, 'Structural and geochronological setting of Phu Kham Cu-Au deposit, Laos PDR', 'Ore Deposits of SE Asia' - Annual Report to Sponsors, Hobart, December 2010, CODES, Hobart, Australia (2010) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Halpin JA; Meffre SJM; Zaw K

2008Scott RJ, Halpin JA, Selley D, Duffett ML, 'Tectonic history of the Domes Region, NW Zambia: implications for setting and structural evolution of CACB', AMIRA P872 - 'Sediment-hosted copper deposits of Congolese, Zambian and central Australian basin systems' - Field report to Sponsors, CODES, Hobart, Australia (2008) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Halpin JA; Selley D; Duffett ML

2000Simpson C, Crawford AJ, Scott RJ, Hollings P, Boulton S, 'The volcanology and geochemistry of the Fairbridge Volcanics in the Cargo region', Report on 1999 Work Program - Molong Belt, CODES & Mineral Resources NSW, Hobart Tasmania, 1, 1 (2000) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Crawford AJ; Hollings P

2000Meffre S, Crawford AJ, Scott RJ, Simpson C, Boulton S, 'Stratigraphy, geochemistry and alteration in the Molong section of the Ordovician Volcanics, Molong belt', Report on 1999 Work Program - Molong Belt, CODES & Mineral Resources NSW, Hobart Tasmania, 1, 1 (2000) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Meffre S; Crawford AJ

2000Scott RJ, 'Report on the structure of the McArthur River Zn-Pb deposit', CODES REPORT, CODES, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 1, 1 (2000) [Report of Restricted Access]

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2000Scott RJ, 'Structural studies in the Molong Belt', Report on 19999 Work program - Molong Belt, CODES & Minerals Resources NSW, Hobart Tasmania, 1, 1 (2000) [Report of Restricted Access]

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2000Scott RJ, 'Structural controls on mineralization in epithermal deposits-An overview', Epithermal Au-Ag Deposits: Geological, geochemical and isotopic vectors to target major deposits. AMIRA Project P588, AMIRA, Hobart, TAS, 1, December (2000) [Report of Restricted Access]

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2000Crawford AJ, Duerden PB, Meffre S, Scott RJ, Squire RJ, et al., 'Blayney-Orange District', Report on 19999 Work program - Molong Belt, CODES & Minerals Resources NSW, Hobart Tasmania, 1, 1 (2000) [Report of Restricted Access]

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Co-authors: Crawford AJ; Meffre S

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

5

Total funding

$1,016,643

Projects

Geology and geological controls on gold mineralisation at the Invincible Gold Deposit, Kambalda, WA (2015 - 2017)$164,998
Description
The objectives of this research program are to: 1) document the geological characteristics, particularly focussing on the structural controls and the geochemical relationships (including spatial zoning patterns, timing, nature and effect on mineralisation) within the main Invincible deposit and nearby prospects; 2) document the volcanic and sedimentary stratigraphy, architecture and provenance and evolution of the Invincible deposit; 3) develop a geological model of the Invincible deposit, including stratigraphy, facies architecture structures, alteration, veining, as well as numerical models for the geochemical enveloping surfaces and density; 4) evaluate how structure and host rock characteristics are important in understanding the location and style of the mineralisation; 5) develop a number of targets for further exploration using the findings from the research project, assessing the similarities / differences to the Invincible deposit.
Funding
St Ives Gold Mine ($164,998)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Scott RJ; Doutch D
Period
2015 - 2017
Kansanshi Gold Project (2014 - 2016)$234,000
Description
Project will investigate the occurrence, distribution and associations of gold in sulphide (hypogene) and oxide (supergene) ores at the Kansanshi Cu deposit, Zambia. An improved understanding of the gold at Kansanshi will benefit future development and processing planning at the mine.
Funding
Kansanshi Mining Plc ($234,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Scott RJ; Davidson GJ; Heathcote JR
Period
2014 - 2016
Carlin Au Pilot Study (2010)$25,145
Funding
Evolving Gold Corporation ($25,145)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Scott RJ
Year
2010
The Structure and Deformational History of the Savage River Magnetite Orebodies (2008 - 2012)$295,500
Funding
Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd ($295,500)
Scheme
Agreement
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Berry RF; Webster AE; Scott RJ; Large RR
Period
2008 - 2012
Controls on the Formation and Sulfide Trace Element Signatures of Sediment-hosted Gold Deposits P923 (2005 - 2007)$297,000
Funding
AMIRA International Ltd ($297,000)
Scheme
Agreement
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Large RR; Scott RJ; Danyushevsky LV
Period
2005 - 2007

Research Supervision

Current

4

Completed

3

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDFrom Rodinian break up to Tyennan Reassembly; A critical examination of the early tectonic history of Tasmania2014
PhDGold Mineralisation at Kansanshi Copper Mine, Zambia. Formation, Association, and implications for Ore Zone Delineation2014
PhDThe Geology and Geological Controls on Gold Mineralisation at the Invincible Deposit, St Ives Gold Mine, Kambalda, WA2015
PhDThe Significance and Extent of Devonian Gold Mineralization in NE Nevada, USA: Critical Primer to a World-Class Gold District?2015

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDGenesis and Structural Architecture of the CSA Cu-Ag (Pb-Zn) Mine, Cobar, New South Wales
Candidate: Roisin Kyne
2014
PhDIntegration of Geotechnical and Structural Data from Savage River Mine, Tasmania
Candidate: Victoria Lianne Rose Braniff
2013
PhDStructural and Geochemical Controls on Ore Formation at the New Occidental Gold Deposit, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
Candidate: Craig Lance Stegman
2007