Lowell Program in Economic Geology

A post-graduate education and training program for geologists in the mineral industry

LPEG/Field Courses

 2018 Lowell Program in Economic Geology Short  Courses

Ore Deposits Mapping Short Course 2018 (13th Annual) (GEOS 504B)

Arrive in Las Vegas Wednesday August  29, 2018

Short Course Thursday 30 August – Saturday 8, September 2018

Leave Las Vegas Sunday 9 September

Field Course

This intensive field course deals with advanced methods in ore deposits mapping. Hydrothermal fluid systems are examined in the context of local to regional structural and magmatic evolution, highlighting how mapping is used to understand mineral zoning, time-space relations, and fundamental phase equilibria. The course includes lectures, mapping exercises, and field trips.

Length: 10 days Place:  Nevada and California
Instructors: Mark Barton, Eric Seedorff
Course Number: GEOS 504B, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost: $3,200 before 7/13/18

                            $3,400 after 7/13/18
Registration Deadline: August 15,2018

Short  Course Brief Description

Registration Form: English

Forma de registro en Español

 Short Course Anouncement and Important information

Requirements for Non-US Citizen Participants



Porphyry Short Course 2018 (14th Annual)(GEOS 504C)

Short Course on Porphyry  Cu Mo and Au Deposits

Decembet 4-13,  2018

Lecture, Laboratory, and Field Course

This intensive course deals with the lithologic, structural, and geochemical characteristics of porphyry deposit types. It focuses on mineral exploration geology and how it can influence metallurgical, engineering, economic, and historical aspects of mining. The course includes lectures, laboratory exercises, and field trips to selected ore systems.

Length: 10 days
Place: Marriot University Park Hotel
Field Sites: Arizona
Laboratory: UA Gould-Simpson Building Instructors: Eric Seedorff, Mark Barton,   & others
Course Number: GEOS 504C, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost:$3,200
Registration Deadline: TBA

Short Course Brief Description

Short Course Announcement

Registration Form: English

Forma de registro en Español

Logistics / Itinerray Agenda

Requirements for Non-US Citizens Participants

                                            Leadership: Inventing the Future

A Breakthrough Leadership Program for the Mining Industry and Its Stakeholders

January 12-15th, 2019


We are pleased to announce that the University of Arizona Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources and Vanto Group are jointly sponsoring a Mining Leadership Program. The third annual offering will be held January 12-15, 2019. This four-day program is jointly sponsored by the University of Arizona Institute for Mineral Resources and executives of Vanto Group.

Leadership: Inventing the Future Information Packet

To dowload a one page description

To download a Program Flyer

 Please contact Rocío Brambila at brambila@email.arizona.edu, phone: +1 (520)626-4962, to register.

If you  would like  more information, or  want to register to any of our upcoming

short courses, please send your registration form to:

Rocio Brambila

Department of Geosciences

Lowell Program in Economic Geology

Program Coordinator

Tel: 520-626-4962

Fax: 520-621-2672
Email: brambila@email.arizona.edu