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Department of Earth Sciences

 
- Earth's earliest crust and tectonics
- Metamorphic and igneous petrology
- Structural geology and orogenesis
- Economic geology and mineral deposit genesis

Biography

2013-2018: MGeol Earth Sciences, University of St Andrews

2018-present: PhD student in Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

Research

I use field observations, petrography, microscopy, geochemistry and phase-equilibria modelling to
advance our understanding of Earth's oldest crust.

I aim to link metamorphic and igneous petrology with structural geology to model the behaviour of the
crust during mountain-building (orogenic) events.

I will utilise our improved understanding of tectonic, magmatic, metamorphic and metasomatic processes
during orogenic events to better constrain the genesis of economically important mineral deposits.

Research Student
 Andrew  Whyte

Contact Details

Email address: 
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Department of Earth Sciences
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
Cambridge
CB2 3EQ
+44 (0) 1223 333425

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