Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Research Postgraduate



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My PhD research focuses on magmatic processes conducive to porphyry copper deposit formation. I am interested in using geochemistry, petrology, numerical modelling and machine learning approaches to understand magmatic processes and mineral deposit formation. 



Nathwani CL, Simmons AT, Large SJE, et al., 2021, From long-lived batholith construction to giant porphyry copper deposit formation: petrological and zircon chemical evolution of the Quellaveco District, Southern Peru, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Vol:176, ISSN:0010-7999

Nathwani C, Loader M, Wilkinson J, et al., 2020, Multi-stage arc magma evolution recorded by apatite in volcanic rocks, Geology (boulder), Vol:48, ISSN:0091-7613, Pages:323-327

Gaudet M, Kopylova M, Muntener C, et al., 2018, Geology of the Renard 65 kimberlite pipe, Québec, Canada, Mineralogy and Petrology, ISSN:0930-0708

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