LPEG Short Courses

2023 Lowell Program in Economic Geology Short Courses

Field Course in Ore Deposits Mapping, 2023 (17th Annual) (GEOS 504B)

Arrive in Las Vegas Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Short Course runs from Thursday, August 31st - Saturday, September 10, 2023

Leave Las Vegas Sunday, September 10

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:

$3,700 before 7/3/23

$3,900 after 7/3/23

Registration Deadline: August 4, 2023

Registration will open on April 10 , 2023

 Course Brief Description

Registration Form

 Course Announcement and Important information

Requirements for Non-US Citizen Participants

Porphyry Short Course 2023 (19th Annual)(GEOS 504C)

Short Course on  Cu, Mo and , and Au Porphyry Deposits

December 5-14,  2023

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 SeedorffMark Barton, & others
Course Number: GEOS 504C, 1 unit
Non-credit Cost:

$3,500 before October 27, 2023

$3,700 after October 27, 2023

Registration Deadline: November 11 

Registration will open on September 11, 2023. 

Short Course Brief Description

Short Course Announcement

Registration Form

Logistics / Itinerary Agenda/ TBA

Requirements for Non-US Citizens Participants

Short Course on Structural Geology for Exploration and Mine Geologists

Jointly sponsored by Lowell Program in Economic Geology and the Arizona Geological Survey

The University of Arizona.  March 19-28, 2023 in Tucson AZ.

Registration OPENS JANUARY 10, 2023.

Please go to this link: to download a document with a comprehensive description and important information regarding this short course. 

List of contributors 

Tentative Schedule 

Registration Form 


Length: 10 days

Place: Marriot University Park Hotel
Field Sites: Arizona
Laboratory: Geosciences UofA Campus 
Course Number: N/A
Non-credit Cost: 

$3,500  Before 02/25/2023

$3,700 After 02/25/2025


For inquiries in English or Spanish, for  more information, or  if you would like to register for any of our upcoming short courses 

please contact  Rocio Brambila: 

Department of Geosciences

Lowell Program in Economic Geology

Program Coordinator.

Tel: 520-626-4962

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