Dr Nigel Cook

Nigel Cook
Professor
School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Nigel Cook is a mineralogist-geologist with research interests in complex ore deposits, sulphide mineralogy, geochemistry and ore processing. He obtained his PhD from the University of London, U.K. in 1988. He has worked in Canada, Germany and Norway before joining The University of Adelaide in 2009. He is Deputy Director of the ARC Research Hub for Australian Copper-Uranium. Nigel is Past President of the International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD) and was editor-in-Chief of Ore Geology Reviews between 2003 and 2011. He currently serves as Chair of the International Mineralogical Association Commission on Ore Mineralogy.

Dr Nigel Cook

Nigel Cook is a mineralogist-geologist with research interests in complex ore deposits, sulphide mineralogy, geochemistry and ore processing. He obtained his PhD from the University of London, U.K. in 1988. He has worked in Canada, Germany and Norway before joining The University of Adelaide in 2009. He is Deputy Director of the ARC Research Hub for Australian Copper-Uranium. Nigel is Past President of the International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD) and was editor-in-Chief of Ore Geology Reviews between 2003 and 2011. He currently serves as Chair of the International Mineralogical Association Commission on Ore Mineralogy.

Research interests: sulphide mineralogy; distribution of trace elements in ore systems; solid solution, mechanisms of trace element incorporation; location and migration pathways of radionuclides in sulphide ores; strategic elements, rare earth elements; uranium mineralogy; LA-ICP-MS microanalysis

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2009 Professor The University of Adelaide
2004 - 2009 Professor University of Oslo, Oslo
1998 - 2004 Senior Scientist Geological Survey of Norway

Language Competencies

Language Competency
French Can read and understand spoken
German Can read, speak and understand spoken
Norwegian Can read, speak and understand spoken

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1994 - 1998 University of Wuerzburg Germany Habilitation
1982 - 1988 The University of London United Kingdom PhD
1979 - 1982 The University of London United Kingdom BSc

Research Interests

Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Crystallography, Mining & Metallurgy

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Zhu, Z., Jiang, S., Mathur, R., Cook, N., Yang, T., Wang, M. ... Ciobanu, C. (2018). Iron isotope behavior during fluid/rock interaction in K-feldspar alteration zone – A model for pyrite in gold deposits from the Jiaodong Peninsula, East China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 222, 94-116.
10.1016/j.gca.2017.10.001
2017 Apukhtina, O., Kamenetsky, V., Ehrig, K., Kamenetsky, M., Maas, R., Thompson, J. ... Cook, N. (2017). Early, deep magnetite-fluorapatite mineralization at the olympic dam Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit, South Australia. Economic Geology, 112, 6, 1531-1542.
10.5382/econgeo.2017.4520
2017 Kontonikas-Charos, A., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Ehrig, K., Krneta, S. & Kamenetsky, V. (2017). Feldspar evolution in the Roxby Downs Granite, host to Fe-oxide Cu-Au-(U) mineralisation at Olympic Dam, South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews, 80, 838-859.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.08.019
2017 Schmandt, D., Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Ehrig, K., Wade, B., Gilbert, S. & Kamenetsky, V. (2017). Rare earth element fluorocarbonate minerals from the olympic dam Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit, South Australia. Minerals, 7, 10, 1-24.
10.3390/min7100202
2017 Gao, W., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Huang, F., Meng, L. & Gao, S. (2017). Petrography and trace element signatures in silicates and Fe–Ti-oxides from the Lanjiahuoshan deposit, Panzhihua layered intrusion, Southwest China. Lithos, 294-295, 164-183.
10.1016/j.lithos.2017.10.003
2017 George, L., Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2017). Minor and trace elements in natural tetrahedrite-tennantite: Effects on element partitioning among base metal sulphides. Minerals, 7, 2, -.
10.3390/min7020017
2017 Kontonikas-Charos, A., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Ehrig, K., Krneta, S. & Kamenetsky, V. (2017). Rare earth element geochemistry of feldspars: examples from Fe-oxide Cu-Au systems in the Olympic Cu-Au Province, South Australia. Mineralogy and Petrology, 1-28.
10.1007/s00710-017-0533-z
2017 Zhu, Z., Jiang, S., Ciobanu, C., Yang, T. & Cook, N. (2017). Sulfur isotope fractionation in pyrite during laser ablation: Implications for laser ablation multiple collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry mapping. Chemical Geology, 450, 223-234.
10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.12.037
2017 Krneta, S., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Ehrig, K. & Kontonikas-Charos, A. (2017). Rare earth element behaviour in apatite from the olympic dam Cu–U–Au–Ag deposit, South Australia. Minerals, 7, 8, 1-26.
10.3390/min7080135
2017 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N. & Ehrig, K. (2017). Ore minerals down to the nanoscale: Cu-(Fe)-sulphides from the iron oxide copper gold deposit at Olympic Dam, South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews, 81, 1218-1235.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.08.015
2017 Verdugo-Ihl, M., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Ehrig, K., Courtney-Davies, L. & Gilbert, S. (2017). Textures and U-W-Sn-Mo signatures in hematite from the Olympic Dam Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit, South Australia: Defining the archetype for IOCG deposits. Ore Geology Reviews, -.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.10.007
2017 Krneta, S., Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Ehrig, K. & Kontonikas-Charos, A. (2017). The Wirrda Well and Acropolis prospects, Gawler Craton, South Australia: Insights into evolving fluid conditions through apatite chemistry. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 181, 276-291.
10.1016/j.gexplo.2017.08.004
2017 Zhou, H., Sun, X., Cook, N., Lin, H., Fu, Y., Zhong, R. & Brugger, J. (2017). Nano- to micron-scale particulate gold hosted by magnetite: A product of gold scavenging by bismuth melts. Economic Geology, 112, 4, 993-1010.
10.2113/econgeo.112.4.993
2016 George, L., Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2016). Partitioning of trace elements in co-crystallized sphalerite-galena-chalcopyrite hydrothermal ores. Ore Geology Reviews, 77, 97-116.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.02.009
2016 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., George, L., Zhu, Z., Wade, B. & Ehrig, K. (2016). Trace element analysis of minerals in magmatic-hydrothermal ores by laser ablation inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry: approaches and opportunities. Minerals, 6, 4, 111-1-111-34.
10.3390/min6040111
2016 Zhu, Z., Cook, N., Yang, T., Ciobanu, C., Zhao, K. & Jiang, S. (2016). Mapping of sulfur isotopes and trace elements in sulfides by LA-(MC)-ICP-MS: Potential analytical problems, improvements and implications. Minerals, 6, 4, 110-110.
10.3390/min6040110
2016 Mauger, A., Ehrig, K., Kontonikas-Charos, A., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N. & Kamenetsky, V. (2016). Alteration at the Olympic Dam IOCG–U deposit: insights into distal to proximal feldspar and phyllosilicate chemistry from infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 63, 8, 959-972.
10.1080/08120099.2016.1264474
2016 Wenyuan, L., Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Yu, L., Xiaoping, Q. & Yuchuan, C. (2016). Mineralogy of tin-sulfides in the Zijinshan porphyry-epithermal system, Fujian Province, China. Ore Geology Reviews, 72, 682-698.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2015.09.009
2016 MacMillan, E., Ciobanu, C., Ehrig, K., Cook, N. & Pring, A. (2016). Chemical zoning and lattice distortion in uraninite from Olympic Dam, South Australia. American Mineralogist, 101, 10, 2351-2354.
10.2138/am-2016-5753
2016 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Maunders, C., Wade, B. & Ehrig, K. (2016). Focused ion beam and advanced electron microscopy for minerals: Insights and outlook from bismuth sulphosalts. Minerals, 6, 4, 1-29.
10.3390/min6040112
2016 Macmillan, E., Ciobanu, C., Ehrig, K., Cook, N. & Pring, A. (2016). Replacement of uraninite by bornite via coupled dissolutionreprecipitation: Evidence from texture and microstructure. Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 6, 1369-1383.
10.3749/canmin.1600031
2016 Lane, D. J., Cook, N. J., Grano, S. R. & Ehrig, K. (2016). Selective leaching of penalty elements from copper concentrates: a review. Minerals Engineering, 98, 110-121.
10.1016/j.mineng.2016.08.006
2016 Krneta, S., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Ehrig, K. & Kontonikas-Charos, A. (2016). Apatite at Olympic Dam, South Australia: A petrogenetic tool. Lithos, 262, 470-485.
10.1016/j.lithos.2016.07.033
2016 Apukhtina, O., Kamenetsky, V., Ehrig, K., Kamenetsky, M., McPhie, J., Maas, R. ... Ciobanu, C. (2016). Postmagmatic magnetite-apatite assemblage in mafic intrusions: a case study of dolerite at Olympic Dam, South Australia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171, 1, 2-1-2-15.
10.1007/s00410-015-1215-7
2016 Courtney-Davies, L., Zhu, Z., Ciobanu, C., Wade, B., Cook, N., Ehrig, K. ... Kennedy, A. (2016). Matrix-matched iron-oxide laser ablation ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology using mixed solution standards. Minerals, 6, 3, -.
10.3390/min6030085
2016 Xu, J., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Zheng, Y., Sun, X. & Wade, B. (2016). Skarn formation and trace elements in garnet and associated minerals from Zhibula copper deposit, Gangdese Belt, southern Tibet. Lithos, 262, 213-231.
10.1016/j.lithos.2016.07.010
2016 Valkama, M., Sundblad, K., Nygård, R. & Cook, N. (2016). Mineralogy and geochemistry of indium-bearing polymetallic veins in the Sarvlaxviken area, Lovisa, Finland. Ore Geology Reviews, 75, 206-219.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2015.12.001
2016 MacMillan, E., Cook, N., Ehrig, K., Ciobanu, C. & Pring, A. (2016). Uraninite from the Olympic Dam IOCG-U-Ag deposit: linking textural and compositional variation to temporal evolution. American Mineralogist, 101, 6, 1295-1320.
10.2138/am-2016-5411
2016 Valkama, M., Sundblad, K., Cook, N. & Ivashchenko, V. (2016). Geochemistry and petrology of the indium-bearing polymetallic skarn ores at Pitkäranta, Ladoga Karelia, Russia. Mineralium Deposita, 51, 6, 823-839.
10.1007/s00126-016-0641-4
2015 Yuan, S., Mao, J., Cook, N., Wang, X., Liu, X. & Yuan, Y. (2015). A Late Cretaceous tin metallogenic event in Nanling W-Sn metallogenic province: Constraints from U-Pb, Ar-Ar geochronology at the Jiepailing Sn-Be-F deposit, Hunan, China. Ore Geology Reviews, 65, 1, 283-293.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2014.10.006
2015 George, L., Cook, N., Cristiana, C. & Wade, B. (2015). Trace and minor elements in galena: a reconnaissance LA-ICP-MS study. American Mineralogist, 100, 2-3, 548-569.
10.2138/am-2015-4862
2015 Cook, N., Etschmann, B., Ciobanu, C., Geraki, K., Howard, D., Williams, T. ... Brugger, J. (2015). Distribution and substitution mechanism of Ge in a Ge-(Fe)-bearing sphalerite. Minerals, 5, 2, 117-132.
10.3390/min5020117
2014 Ciobanu, C., Brugger, J., Cook, N., Mills, S., Elliott, P., Damian, G. & Damian, F. (2014). Graţianite, MnBi₂S₄, a new mineral from the Bǎiţa Bihor skarn, Romania. American Mineralogist, 99, 5-6, 1163-1170.
10.2138/am.2014.4836
2014 Ismail, R., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Teale, G., Giles, D., Schmidt Mumm, A. & Wade, B. (2014). Rare earths and other trace elements in minerals from skarn assemblages, Hillside iron oxide-copper-gold deposit, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. Lithos, 184-187, 456-477.
10.1016/j.lithos.2013.07.023
2014 Kontonikas-Charos, A., Ciobanu, C. L. & Cook, N. J. (2014). Albitization and redistribution of REE and Y in IOCG systems: Insights from Moonta-Wallaroo, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. Lithos, 208-209, 178-201.
10.1016/j.lithos.2014.09.001
2014 Lockington, J., Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2014). Trace and minor elements in sphalerite from metamorphosed sulphide deposits. Mineralogy and Petrology, 108, 6, 873-890.
10.1007/s00710-014-0346-2
2014 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Wade, B. & Ehrig, K. (2014). Ore minerals down to nanoscale: petrogenetic implications. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 88, Suppl. 2, 1441-1443.
10.1111/1755-6724.12382_2
2014 Ingham, E., Cook, N., Cliff, J., Ciobanu, C. & Huddleston, A. (2014). A combined chemical, isotopic and microstructural study of pyrite from roll-front uranium deposits, Lake Eyre Basin, South Australia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 125, 440-465.
10.1016/j.gca.2013.10.017
2014 Sharrad, K., McKinnon-Matthews, J., Cook, N., Ciobanu, C. & Hand, M. (2014). The Basil Cu–Co deposit, Eastern Arunta Region, Northern Territory, Australia: a metamorphosed volcanic-hosted massive sulphide deposit. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 141-158.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2013.08.008
2014 Ismail, R., Lin, Y., Ciobanu, C. & Cook, N. (2014). The Hillside Cu-Au deposit, South Australia: a preliminary fluid inclusion study. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 88, Suppl. 2, 1454-1456.
10.1111/1755-6724.12382_8
2014 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., George, L., Crowe, B. & Wade, B. (2014). Trace element distributions in sulphides: progress, problems and perspectives. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 88, Suppl. 2, 1444-1446.
10.1111/1755-6724.12382_3
2013 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Kelson, C., Guerin, R., Kalleske, N. & Danyushevsky, L. (2013). Trace element heterogeneity in molybdenite fingerprints stages of mineralization. Chemical Geology, 347, 175-189.
10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.03.011
2013 Ciobanu, C., Wade, B., Cook, N., Schmidt Mumm, A. & Giles, D. (2013). Uranium-bearing hematite from the Olympic Dam Cu-U-Au deposit, South Australia: A geochemical tracer and reconnaissance Pb-Pb geochronometer. Precambrian Research, 238, 129-147.
10.1016/j.precamres.2013.10.007
2013 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., O'Rielly, D., Wilson, R., Das, K. & Wade, B. (2013). Mineral chemistry of Rare Earth Element (REE) mineralization, Browns Ranges, Western Australia. Lithos, 172, 192-213.
10.1016/j.lithos.2013.04.012
2013 Liu, J., Zhao, S., Cook, N., Zhang, Z., Zhao, Z., Zhao, H. & Lu, J. (2013). Bonanza-grade accumulations of gold tellurides in the Early Cretaceous Sandaowanzi deposit, northeast China. Ore Geology Reviews, 54, 110-126.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2013.03.003
2013 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Meria, D., Silcock, D. & Wade, B. (2013). Arsenopyrite-pyrite association in an orogenic gold ore: tracing mineralization history from textures and trace elements. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 108, 6, 1273-1283.
10.2113/econgeo.108.6.1273
2012 Cook, N. (2012). Editorial. Ore Geology Reviews, 48, 1-.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2012.05.009
2012 Shimizu, M., Otoh, S. & Cook, N. (2012). A tribute to Ei Horikoshi (1932-2009). Resource Geology, 62, 4, 327-328.
10.1111/j.1751-3928.2012.00199.x
2012 Winderbaum, L., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Paul, M., Metcalfe, A. & Gilbert, S. (2012). Multivariate analysis of an LA-ICP-MS trace element dataset for pyrite. Mathematical Geosciences, 44, 7, 823-842.
10.1007/s11004-012-9418-1
2012 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Utsunomiya, S., Kogagwa, M., Green, L., Gilbert, S. & Wade, B. (2012). Gold-telluride nanoparticles revealed in arsenic-free pyrite. American Mineralogist, 97, 8, 1515-1518.
10.2138/am.2012.4207
2012 Zammit, C., Cook, N., Brugger, J., Ciobanu, C. & Reith, F. (2012). The future of biotechnology for gold exploration and processing. Minerals Engineering, 32, 45-53.
10.1016/j.mineng.2012.03.016
2012 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Brugger, J., Etschmann, B., Howard, D., De Jonge, M. ... Paterson, D. (2012). Determination of the oxidation state of Cu in substituted Cu-In-Fe-bearing sphalerite via mu-XANES spectroscopy. American Mineralogist, 97, 2-3, 476-479.
10.2138/am.2012.4042
2011 Cook, N., Sundblad, K., Valkama, M., Nygard, R., Ciobanu, C. & Danyushevsky, L. (2011). Indium mineralisation in A-type granites in southeastern Finland: Insights into mineralogy and partitioning between coexisting minerals. Chemical Geology, 284, 1-2, 62-73.
10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.02.006
2011 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C. & Williams, T. (2011). The mineralogy and mineral chemistry of indium in sulphide deposits and implications for mineral processing. Hydrometallurgy, 108, 3-4, 226-228.
10.1016/j.hydromet.2011.04.003
2011 Mao, J., Pirajno, F. & Cook, N. (2011). Mesozoic metallogeny in East China and corresponding geodynamic settings - An introduction to the special issue. Ore Geology Reviews, 43, 1 Sp Iss, 1-7.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2011.09.003
2011 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Utsunomiya, S., Pring, A. & Green, L. (2011). Focussed ion beam-transmission electron microscopy applications in ore mineralogy: Bridging micro- and nanoscale observations. Ore Geology Reviews, 42, 1, 6-31.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2011.06.012
2011 Ye, L., Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Yuping, L., Qian, Z., Tiegeng, L. ... Danyushevsky, L. (2011). Trace and minor elements in sphalerite from base metal deposits in South China: a LA-ICPMS study. Ore Geology Reviews, 39, 4, 188-217.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2011.03.001
2011 Ye, L., Cook, N., Liu, T., Ciobanu, C., Gao, W. & Yang, Y. (2011). The Niujiaotang Cd-rich zinc deposit, Duyun, Guizhou province, southwest China: ore genesis and mechanisms of cadmium concentration. Mineralium Deposita, 2011, 6, 1-18.
10.1007/s00126-011-0386-z
2011 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Danyushevsky, L. & Gilbert, S. (2011). Minor and trace elements in bornite and associated Cu-(Fe)-sulfides: A LA-ICP-MS study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 21, 6473-6496.
10.1016/j.gca.2011.08.021
2011 Reich, M., Hough, R., Deditius, A., Utsunomiya, S., Ciobanu, C. & Cook, N. (2011). Nanogeoscience in ore systems research: Principles, methods, and applications. Introduction and preface to the special issue. Ore Geology Reviews, 42, 1, 1-5.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2011.06.007
2010 Barrie, C., Cook, N. & Boyle, A. (2010). Textural variation in the pyrite-rich ore deposits of the Røros district, Trondheim Region, Norway: implications for pyrite deformation mechanisms. Mineralium Deposita, 45, 1, 51-68.
10.1007/s00126-009-0261-3
2010 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Pedersen, O., Langerud, T. & Karlsen, O. (2010). A new occurrence of Larosite from the Tinnsja Cu-Ag deposit, Telemark County, Norway. I. Paragenesis and chemical composition. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 6, 1569-1573.
10.3749/canmin.48.6.1569
2010 Barrie, C., Boyle, A., Cook, N. & Prior, D. (2010). Pyrite deformation textures in the massive sulfide ore deposits of the Norwegian Caledonides. Tectonophysics, 483, 3-4, 269-286.
10.1016/j.tecto.2009.10.024
2010 Cook, N. (2010). Editorial. Ore Geology Reviews, 38, 4, 305-305.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2010.11.001
2010 Ciobanu, C., Birch, W., Cook, N., Pring, A. & Grundler, P. (2010). Petrogenetic significance of Au-Bi-Te-S associations: The example of Maldon, Central Victorian gold province, Australia. Lithos, 116, 1-2, 1-17.
10.1016/j.lithos.2009.12.004
2009 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C. & Mao, J. (2009). Textural control on gold distribution in As-free pyrite from the Dongping, Huangtuliang and Hougou gold deposits, North China Craton (Hebei Province, China). Chemical Geology, 264, 1-4, 101-121.
10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.02.020
2009 Pirajno, F., Seltmann, R., Cook, N. & Borisenko, A. (2009). Special issue "Metallogeny of intraplate magmatism". Ore Geology Reviews, 35, 2, 111-113.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2008.12.002
2009 Hou, Z., Cook, N. & Zaw, K. (2009). Metallogenesis of the Tibetan collisional orogen. Ore Geology Reviews, 36, 1-3, 1-.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2009.07.002
2009 Hou, Z. & Cook, N. (2009). Metallogenesis of the Tibetan collisional orogen: A review and introduction to the special issue. Ore Geology Reviews, 36, 1-3, 2-24.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2009.05.001
2009 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Pring, A., Brugger, J., Danyushevsky, L. & Shimizu, M. (2009). 'Invisible gold' in bismuth chalcogenides. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73, 7, 1970-1999.
10.1016/j.gca.2009.01.006
2009 Cook, N. (2009). Editorial. Ore Geology Reviews, 37, 1, 1-1.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2009.11.003
2009 Ciobanu, C., Pring, A., Cook, N., Self, P., Jefferson, D., Dima, G. & Melnikov, V. (2009). Chemical-structural modularity in the tetradymite group: A HRTEM study. American Mineralogist, 94, 4, 517-534.
10.2138/am.2009.2906
2009 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Pring, A., Skinner, W., Shimizu, M., Danyushevsky, L. ... Melcher, F. (2009). Trace and minor elements in sphalerite: A LA-ICPMS study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73, 16, 4761-4791.
10.1016/j.gca.2009.05.045
2009 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Spry, P. & Voudouris, P. (2009). Understanding gold-(silver)-telluride-(selenide) mineral deposits. Episodes, 32, 4, 249-263.
2008 Gilg, H., Boni, M. & Cook, N. (2008). A Special Issue devoted to Nonsulfide Zn-Pb Deposits. Ore Geology Reviews, 33, 2, 115-116.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2007.02.007
2008 Andrade, F., Gilg, H. & Cook, N. (2008). ICAM 2004 - Developments in applied mineralogy. Ore Geology Reviews, 33, 3-4, 211-.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2007.10.001
2008 Graham, I., Zaw, K. & Cook, N. (2008). The genesis of gem deposits. Ore Geology Reviews, 34, 1-2, 1-2.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2008.04.001
2008 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Pring, A., Damian, G. & Capraru, N. (2008). Another look at nagyágite from the type locality, Săcărîmb, Romania: Replacement, chemical variation and petrogenetic implications. Mineralogy and Petrology, 93, 3-4, 273-307.
10.1007/s00710-007-0220-6
2008 Cook, N. (2008). Publishing in ore geology: Reflections on 5 years of Ore Geology Reviews as an IAGOD journal. Ore Geology Reviews, 34, 3, 217-221.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2008.04.002
2008 Damian, G., Ciobanu, C., Cook, N. & Damian, F. (2008). Bismuth sulphosalts from the galena-matildite series in the Cremenea vein, Şuior, Baia Mare district, Romania. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie-Abhandlungen, 185, 2, 199-213.
10.1127/0077-7757/2008/0118
2008 Moelo, Y., Makovicky, E., Mozgova, N., Jambor, J., Cook, N., Pring, A. ... Shimizu, M. (2008). Sulfosalt systematics: a review. Report of the sulfosalt sub-committee of the IMA Commission on Ore Mineralogy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 1, 7-46.
10.1127/0935-1221/2008/0020-1778
2007 Vial, D., Groves, D., Cook, N. & Lobato, L. (2007). Special issue on gold deposits of Quadrilátero Ferrífero, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Ore Geology Reviews, 32, 3-4, 469-470.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2006.11.006
2007 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Stanley, C., Paar, W. & Sundblad, K. (2007). Compositional data for Bi-Pb tellurosulfides. Canadian Mineralogist, 45, Part 3, 417-435.
10.2113/gscanmin.45.3.417
2007 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C. & Howard, W. (2007). Bi-tellurides in gold veins BiTel Knoll (CLY prospect) southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus. Opas, 53, 31-37.
2007 Liu, J., Zheng, M., Cook, N., Long, X., Deng, J. & Zhai, Y. (2007). Geological and geochemical characteristics of the Sawaya'erdun gold deposit, southwestern Chinese Tianshan. Ore Geology Reviews, 32, 1-2, 125-156.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2006.11.003
2007 Sung, Y., Ciobanu, C., Pring, A., Brugger, J., Skinner, W., Cook, N. & Nugus, M. (2007). Tellurides from Sunrise Dam gold deposit, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: A new occurrence of nagyagite. Mineralogy and Petrology, 91, 3-4, 249-270.
10.1007/s00710-007-0199-z
2007 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Mavrogenes, J., Damian, G. & Damian, F. (2007). (Au)-Pb-Te melts: Annealing-quenching experiments on samples from the Musariu deposit Brad district Romania. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus. Opas, 53, 5-13.
2007 Zaw, K., Peters, S., Cook, N. & Hou, Z. (2007). Mineral deposits of South China: Preface. Ore Geology Reviews, 31, 1-4, 1-2.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2006.01.005
2007 Ciobanu, C., Mavrogenes, J., Cook, N. & Shimizu, M. (2007). Au-Bi-Te melts: Annealing-quenching experiments on material from the Oya gold deposit (Japan). Geologian Tutkimuskeskus. Opas, 53, 15-22.
2007 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Wagner, T. & Stanley, C. (2007). Minerals of the system Bi-Te-Se-S related to the tetradymite archetype: Review of classification and compositional variation. Canadian Mineralogist, 45, Part 4, 665-708.
10.2113/gscanmin.45.4.665
2007 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C. & Danushevskiy, L. (2007). LA-ICP-MS determination of gold in Bi-chalcogenides from four deposits in the Fennoscandian Shield. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus. Opas, 53, 23-30.
2006 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N. & Spry, P. (2006). Special issue: Telluride and selenide minerals in gold deposits - how and why?. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87, 3-4, 163-169.
10.1007/s00710-006-0133-9
2006 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Damian, F. & Damian, G. (2006). Gold scavenged by bismuth melts: An example from Alpine shear-remobilizates in the Highis Massif, Romania. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87, 3-4, 351-384.
10.1007/s00710-006-0125-9
2005 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Capraru, N., Damian, G. & Cristea, P. (2005). Mineral assemblages from the vein salband at Sacarimb, Golden Quadrilateral, Romania: I. Sulphides and sulphosalts. Geokhimiia, Mineralogiia i Petrologiia, 43, 47-55.
2005 Bonev, I., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: deposits and mineral associations. Geokhimiia, Mineralogiia i Petrologiia, 42, 1-22.
2005 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Capraru, N., Damian, G. & Cristea, P. (2005). Mineral assemblages from the vein salband at Sacarimb, Golden Quadrilateral, Romania: II. Tellurides. Geokhimiia, Mineralogiia i Petrologiia, 43, 56-63.
2004 Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2004). Bismuth tellurides and sulphosalts from the Larga hydrothermal system, Metaliferi Mts., Romania: Paragenesis and genetic significance. Mineralogical Magazine, 68, 2, 301-321.
10.1180/0026461046820188
2004 Cook, N. & Marshall, B. (2004). Metamorphic processes in ore formation and transformation - A thematic series of papers - Preface. ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS, 24, 3-4, 169-171.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2003.09.001
2004 Ciobanu, C., Pring, A. & Cook, N. (2004). Micron- to nano-scale intergrowths among members of the cuprobismutite series and paderaite: HRTEM and microanalytical evidence. Mineralogical Magazine, 68, 2, 279-300.
10.1180/0026461046820187
2004 Ciobanu, C. & Cook, N. (2004). Skarn textures and a case study: the Ocna de Fier-Dognecea orefield, Banat, Romania. Ore Geology Reviews, 24, 3-4, 315-370.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2003.04.002
2003 Sundblad, K. & Cook, N. (2003). A group of papers devoted to the metallogeny of gold in the Fennoscandian shield - Preface. ECONOMIC GEOLOGY AND THE BULLETIN OF THE SOCIETY OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS, 98, 7, 1269-1269.
10.2113/98.7.1269
2003 Cook, N. (2003). Editorial. Ore Geology Reviews, 23, 3-4, 97-98.
10.1016/j.oregeorev.2003.08.011
2003 Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2003). Lamellar minerals of the cuprobismutite series and related paderaite: a new occurrence and implications. Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 2, 441-456.
10.2113/gscanmin.41.2.441
2003 Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2003). Cervelleite Ag₄TeS, from three localities in Romania, substitution of Cu, and the occurrence of the associated phase, Ag₂Cu₂TeS. Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie-Monatshefte, 2003, 7, 321-336.
10.1127/0028-3649/2003/2003-0321
2002 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Merkle, R. & Bernhardt, H. (2002). Sobolevskite, taimyrite and Pt₂CuFe (tulameenite?) in complex massive talnakhite ore Noril'sk orefield, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 2, 329-340.
10.2113/gscanmin.40.2.329
2002 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N. & Stein, H. (2002). Regional setting and geochronology of the Late Cretaceous Banatitic Magmatic and Metallogenetic Belt. Mineralium Deposita, 37, 6-7, 541-567.
10.1007/s00126-002-0272-9
2001 Werner, M. & Cook, N. (2001). Nb-rich brookite from Gross Brukkaros, Namibia: substitution mechanims and Fe2+/Fe3+ ratios. Mineralogical Magazine, 65, 3, 437-440.
10.1180/002646101300119510
2001 Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2001). Paragenesis of Cu-Fe ores from Ocna de Fier-Dognecea (Romania), typifying fluid plume mineralization in a proximal skarn setting. Mineralogical Magazine, 65, 3, 351-372.
10.1180/002646101300119457
2000 Ciobanu, C. & Cook, N. (2000). Intergrowths of bismuth sulphosalts from the Ocna de Fier Fe-skarn deposit, Banat, Southwest Romania. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MINERALOGY, 12, 4, 899-917.
10.1127/0935-1221/2000/0012-0899
2000 von Seckendorff, V., Drüppel, K., Okrusch, M., Cook, N. & Littmann, S. (2000). Oxide-sulphide relationships in sodalite-bearing metasomatites of the Epembe-Swartbooisdrif Alkaline Province, north-west Namibia. Mineralium Deposita, 35, 5, 430-450.
10.1007/s001260050254
2000 Wagner, T. & Cook, N. (2000). Late-Variscan antimony mineralisation in the Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, NW Germany: evidence for stibnite precipitation by drastic cooling of high-temperature fluid systems. MINERALIUM DEPOSITA, 35, 2-3, 206-222.
10.1007/s001260050016
2000 Wagner, T. & Cook, N. (2000). Late-orogenic alpine-type (apatite)-quartz fissure vein mineralization in the Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, NW Germany: mineralogy, formation conditions and lateral-secretionary origin. MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, 64, 3, 539-560.
10.1180/002646100549418
2000 Nechaev, S. & Cook, N. (2000). A natural occurrence of Au3TlTe2 from the Maiskoe Au-deposit, Ukraine. NEUES JAHRBUCH FUR MINERALOGIE-MONATSHEFTE, 12, 557-562.
1999 Wagner, T. & Cook, N. (1999). Carrollite and related minerals of the linnaeite group: Solid solutions and nomenclature in the light of new data from the Siegerland District, Germany. CANADIAN MINERALOGIST, 37, 545-558.
1998 Tiwary, A., Deb, M. & Cook, N. J. (1998). Use of pyrite microfabric as a key to tectono-thermal evolution of massive sulphide deposits - an example from Deri, southern Rajasthan, India. Mineralogical Magazine, 62, 2, 197-212.
10.1180/002646198547576
1998 Cook, N., Spry, P. & Vokes, F. (1998). Mineralogy and textural relationships among sulphosalts and related minerals in the Bleikvassli Zn-Pb-(Cu) deposit, Nordland, Norway. MINERALIUM DEPOSITA, 34, 1, 35-56.
10.1007/s001260050184
1998 Rosenberg, J., Spry, P., Jacobson, C., Cook, N. & Vokes, F. (1998). Thermobarometry of the Bleikvassli Zn-Ph-(Cu) deposit, Nordland, Norway. MINERALIUM DEPOSITA, 34, 1, 19-34.
10.1007/s001260050183
1998 Wagner, T. & Cook, N. (1998). Sphalerite remobilization during multistage hydrothermal mineralization events ?examples from siderite-Pb-Zn-Cu-Sb veins, Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, Germany. Mineralogy and Petrology, 63, 3-4, 223-241.
10.1007/BF01164152
1998 Ige, O., Okrusch, M., Schüssler, U., Schmädicke, E. & Cook, N. (1998). The metamorphosed mafic-ultramafic complex of Mokuro, Ilesha Schist Belt, southwestern Nigeria. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 26, 4, 593-618.
10.1016/S0899-5362(98)00035-9
1997 Wagner, T. (1997). Mineral Reactions in Sulphide Systems as Indicators of Evolving Fluid Geochemistry — A Case Study from the Apollo Mine, Siegerland, FRG. Mineralogical Magazine, 61, 407, 573-590.
10.1180/minmag.1997.061.407.09
1997 Cook, N. J. & Hoefs, J. (1997). Sulphur isotope characteristics of metamorphosed Cu(Zn) volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits in the Norwegian Caledonides. Chemical Geology, 135, 3-4, 307-324.
10.1016/S0009-2541(96)00119-2
1997 Cook, N. J. (1997). Bismuth and Bismuth—Antimony Sulphosalts from Neogene Vein Mineralisation, Baia Borşa Area, Maramureş, Romania. Mineralogical Magazine, 61, 406, 387-409.
10.1180/minmag.1997.061.406.06
1996 Cook, N. J. (1996). Mineralogy of the sulphide deposits at Sulitjelma, northern Norway. Ore Geology Reviews, 11, 5, 303-338.
10.1016/S0169-1368(96)00009-1
1994 Cook, N. J. (1994). Post-recrystallisation Phenomena in Metamorphosed Stratabound Sulphide Ores: A Comment. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 392, 482-486.
10.1180/minmag.1994.058.392.14
1993 Cook, N. J. (1993). Deformation and Metamorphism of Massive Sulphides at Sulitjelma, Norway. Mineralogical Magazine, 57, 386, 67-81.
10.1180/minmag.1993.057.386.07
1992 COOK, N., WOOD, S. & ZHANG, Y. (1992). TRANSPORT AND FIXATION OF AU, PT AND PD AROUND THE LAC SHEEN CU-NI-PGE OCCURRENCE IN QUEBEC, CANADA. JOURNAL OF GEOCHEMICAL EXPLORATION, 46, 2, 187-228.
10.1016/0375-6742(92)90079-N
1990 Cook, N., Halls, C. & Kaspersen, P. (1990). The geology of the Sulitjelma ore field, northern Norway - some new interpretations. Economic Geology, 85, 8, 1720-1737.
10.2113/gsecongeo.85.8.1720
1990 Cook, N. & Halls, C. (1990). Coticules at Sulitjelma, Norway and their possible origin. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 70, 3, 153-158.
1990 COOK, N. (1990). MINERALOGICAL EXAMINATION OF GOLD-BEARING SAMPLES. CIM BULLETIN, 83, 944, 51-55.
1988 FOX, J., FARQUHAR, R., RUI, I. & COOK, N. (1988). GENESIS OF BASALT-HOSTED MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSITS FROM THE TRONDHEIM AND SULITJELMA DISTRICTS, NORWAY - ORE LEAD ISOTOPIC CONSIDERATIONS. MINERALIUM DEPOSITA, 23, 4, 276-285.
10.1007/BF00206408

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2017 Ehrig, K., Kamenetsky, V., McPhie, J., Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2017). Olympic Dam iron oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit. In G. Phillips (Ed.), Australian Ore Deposits (pp. 601-610). Melbourne: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
2016 Ciobanu, C. & Cook, N. (2016). Bismuth. In W. White (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geochemistry Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
10.1007/978-3-319-39193-9_82-1

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2015 George, L. L., Cook, N. J. & Ciobanu, C. L. (2015). Trace Element Partitioning between Co-Existing Sphalerite, Galena and Chalcopyrite. MINERAL RESOURCES IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD • 13th SGA Biennial Meeting 2015. Nancy, France.
2015 Krneta, S., Ciobanu, C. L., Cook, N. J., Ehrig, K. & Kamenetsky, V. S. (2015). Apatite in the Olympic Dam Fe-Oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag Deposit. 13th SGA Biennial Meeting on Mineral Resources in a Sustainable World. A. S. Andre-Mayer, M. Cathelineau, P. Muchez, E. Pirard & S. Sindern (Eds.) Nancy, FRANCE.
2015 Cook, N. J. & Ciobanu, C. L. (2015). Mineral Hosts for Critical Metals in Hydrothermal Ores. 13th SGA Biennial Meeting on Mineral Resources in a Sustainable World. A. S. Andre-Mayer, M. Cathelineau, P. Muchez, E. Pirard & S. Sindern (Eds.) Nancy, FRANCE.
2015 Kontonikas-Charos, A., Ciobanu, C. L., Cook, N. J., Ehrig, K. & Kamenetsky, V. S. (2015). Deuteric Coarsening and Albitization in Hiltaba Granites from the Olympic Dam IOCG Deposit, South Australia. 13th Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits Biennial Meeting. A. S. Andre-Mayer, M. Cathelineau, P. Muchez, E. Pirard & S. Sindern (Eds.) Nancy, FRANCE.
2015 Paul, M. W., Cook, N. J., Ciobanu, C. L., Anderson, J. & Murray, J. (2015). Preliminary Mineralogical Investigations of the Paris Silver Deposit, Northern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. 13th SGA Biennial Meeting on Mineral Resources in a Sustainable World. A. S. Andre-Mayer, M. Cathelineau, P. Muchez, E. Pirard & S. Sindern (Eds.) Nancy, FRANCE.
2015 Ciobanu, C. L., Cook, N. J., Ehrig, K., Wade, B. P. & Kamenetsky, V. S. (2015). Trace Element Signatures in Iron Oxides from the Olympic Dam IOCG Deposit, South Australia. Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits Biennial Meeting 2015. A. S. Andre-Mayer, M. Cathelineau, P. Muchez, E. Pirard & S. Sindern (Eds.) Nancy, FRANCE.
2013 Valkama, M. M., Sundblad, K. L., Lokhov, K. I. & Cook, N. J. (2013). Geology and genesis of granites and polymetallic skarn ores at Pitkaranta, Ladoga Karelia, Russia. 12th Biennial SGA Meeting on Mineral Deposit Research for a High-Tech World. E. Jonsson (Ed.) Geol Survey Sweden, Uppsala, SWEDEN.
2013 Cook, N. J., Ciobanu, C. L., Giles, D. & Wade, B. P. (2013). Correlating textures and trace elements in ore minerals. 12th Biennial SGA Meeting. E. Jonsson (Ed.) Uppsala, Sweden.
2007 Shimizu, M., Matsubara, S., Shimizu, M., Kyouno, Y., Harada, A. & Cook, N. J. (2007). High-grade Ag-Cu-Sn-In mineralization in the Nishizawa-Ashio area, Tochigi prefecture, central Japan. 17th Annual V M Goldschmidt Conference. Cologne, GERMANY.
2006 Cherkasov, S., Cook, N. & Seltmann, R. (2006). 12th Quadrennial Symposium of the International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD).
2006 Cook, N., Seltmann, R. & Koneev, R. (2006). Joint Field Workshop of IGCP 473 and IGCP 486.
2005 Cook, N. (2005). First field workshop of IGCP-486.
2005 Cook, N. & Ciobanu, C. (2005). Tellurides in Au deposits: implications for modelling. Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits. Meeting (Beijing, China). Beijing, China.
10.1007/3-540-27946-6_353
2005 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N. & Pring, A. (2005). Bismuth tellurides as gold scavengers. Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits. Meeting (Beijing, China). Beijing, China.
10.1007/3-540-27946-6_352
2003 Cook, N., Ciobanu, C., Damian, G. & Damian, F. (2003). The mineralogy of two Neogene ore provinces in Romania: review and additional data. Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits. Meeting (Athens, Greece). Athens, Greece.
2003 Ciobanu, C., Cook, N., Bagdanov, K. & Kiss, O. (2003). Gold enrichment in deposits of the Banatitic Magmatic and Metallogenetic belt, southeastern Europe. Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) (Athens, Greece). Athens, Greece.
1999 Cook, N. & Spry, P. (1999). Sulphur isotope characteristics of remobilised ores from the Bleikvassli Zn-Pb-(Cu) deposit, Nordland, Norway. 5th Biennial Meeting of the Society-for-Geology-Applied-to-Mineral-Deposits / 10th Quadrennial Symposium of the International-Association-on-the-Genesis-of-Ore-Deposits. C. Stanley, A. Rankin, R. Bodnar, J. Naden, B. Yardley, A. Criddle ... F. Wall (Eds.) LONDON, ENGLAND.

Australian Research Council Research Hub for Australian Copper-Uranium, co-funded by BHP Olympic Dam, OZ Minerals, and the South Australian Mining and Petroleum Services Centre of Excellence

The FOX project project (Trace Elements in Iron Oxides), supported by BHP Olympic Dam and the South Australian Mining and Petroleum Services Centre of Excellence.

CRC-P: 'Intelligent vision, sensing and data fusion for mining and exploration' (Total Project Value: $4,640,052)

2017

Introduction to Mineral Processing

Recently completed PhD students

2016

Roniza Ismail: 'Spatial-Temporal Evolution of Skarn Alteration in IOCG Systems: Evidence from Petrography, Mineral Trace Element Signatures and Fluid Inclusion Studies at Hillside, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia'

Edeltraud Macmillan: 'The evolution of uraninite, coffinite and brannerite at the Olympic Dam Iron-Oxide-Copper-Gold-Uranium deposit: linking textural observations to compositional variability'

2017

Luke George: 'Trace Element Distributions and Partitioning Trends in Hydrothermal Base Metal Sulphide Ores Comprising Sphalerite, Galena, Chalcopyrite and Tetrahedrite-Tennantite'

Alkiviadis Kontonikas-Charos: 'Feldspar petrography and trace elements: magmatic to hydrothermal transition in IOCG systems from South Australia'

Current PhD students (main supervisor)

Sasha Krneta (commenced 2014): 'Apatite petrography and geochemistry - tools for the study of petrogenetic and hydrothermal processes in the Olympic Cu-Au Province, South Australia'

Matthew Paul (commenced 2014): 'Characterization and metallogenesis of the Paris silver deposit'

Danielle Schmandt (commenced 2015): 'Mineralogical distribution of radionuclides in copper-uranium ores of South Australia'

Urs Domnick (commenced 2016): 'Genesis of the uranium mineralisation of the Samphire System, SA'

Mark Rollog (commenced 2016): 'The role of nanoparticles in the processing of copper ores from South Australian iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposits'

Nicholas Owen (commenced 2016): 'The mineralogical deportment of radionuclides from the 238U decay chain'

Current PhD students (co-supervisor)

William Keyser (commenced 2016): 'Mineralogy and geochemistry of iron oxides in Precambrian Banded Iron Formations of the Middleback Ranges deposits, South Australia'

Max Verdugo-Ihl (commenced 2017): 'Mineralogy and geochemistry of iron-oxides in the Olympic Dam IOCG-deposit and adjacent prospects, South Australia'

Visiting PhD students

Wei Li (March-September 2017), Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, China

Wenyuan Gao (October 2015-October 2017), Northeastern University, China

Zhiyong Zhu (October 2015-November 2016), Nanjing University, China

Jung Xu (September 2015-July 2016), China University of Geosciences Wuhan, China

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2016 - 2019 Chair Commission on Ore Mineralogy International Mineralogical Association
2016 - ongoing Representative International Association for Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD)
2008 - 2012 President International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IAGOD)

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2016 - ongoing Associate Editor Minerals (journal)
2003 - 2011 Editor-In-chief Ore Geology Reviews
Position
Professor
Phone
83131096
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering South
Room Number
1 33
Org Unit
School of Chemical Engineering

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