Author Archives: Amy Kelly

About Amy Kelly

I am currently a PhD student at the University of Manchester. My work is focussed on the potential role of halogens, such as chlorine, in concentrating precious metals in basaltic magma chambers. I am using a variety of techniques, in particular mass spectrometry, to ascertain where any halogen-rich fluids may have originated, as well as tracing their movement and extent to which they can create an ore-grade deposit.

Platinum group elements, layered mafic-ultramafic intrusions and halogens: A tale of two field campaigns…

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The platinum group elements (PGEs: ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, iridium and platinum) are vital to many modern industrial processes, most notably in fuel production and vehicle emission control (i.e. catalytic converters), as well as key components in numerous forms of … Continue reading

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