Sulphur lifecycle holds mineral clues

A TEAM of researchers from the University of Western Australia and two Canadian universities have developed a technique that measures the long-term cycle of sulphur to help find high value mineral deposits at the edges of ancient continents.

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Dr Crystal LaFlamme (left) and Marco Fiorentini are part of the team looking at the link between sulphur and mineral deposits.

UWA School of Earth Sciences associate professor Marco Fiorentini said the largest and richest deposits of precious metals in Australia and on earth were generally associated with large concentrations