Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

Marissa Valentino

M.Sc Geochemistry

Office: Bruce 346
Email: 8mmv1@queensu.ca
Thesis Topic : Analysis of Fractures in Sandstones of the Athabasca Basin as Records of Primary and Secondary Element Dispersion
Supervisor: Dr. Kurt Kyser

Research Interests

Exploration and environmental geochemistry, fluid-rock interactions, isotopes, element migration

Brief Biography

BScH in Geology at Queen’s University, 2013:
Completed a undergraduate thesis on Mo vs. U Isotopic Fractionation from Various Types of Uranite Minerals Around the World under the supervision of Dr. Kurt Kyser

Received two Undergraduate Student Research Awards from NSERC in the summer of 2012 (Uranium Isotopes of the Athabasca Basin) and 2013 (Mo & Tl – New Pathfinders for U-ore deposits?)

Began a M.Sc with Dr. Kurt Kyser in the fall of 2014 on the “Analysis of Fractures in Sandstones of the Athabasca Basin as Records of Primary and Secondary Element Dispersion”.  

 


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