Nina Fitzgerald, our latest Earth Science Erratics contributor, continues and concludes her run of guest posts with two more articles on copper mineralisation. In the first, she explains the role of hydrothermal sulphide mineralisation in forming copper ore:
In the finale, Nina covers alteration of ore minerals when exposed at the surface, provides some handsome ore hand specimen photography and provides some advice on what the novice copper prospector should look for:
Head over and check them out. We’d like to thank Nina for her fascinating contribution to Earth Science Erratics, and we look forward to reading about her future adventures on her own blog, Watch For Rocks.