SMEDG – AIG Presentations as .pdf’s

SMEDG and AIG organised a one day symposium, held at the Kirribilli Club, Milson’s Point, Sydney, Australia, on Friday, 17th October 2008, to honour Terry Leach’s contribution to mineral exploration.

~The Application of Petrology to Geological Models in Mineral Exploration~

PROGRAM – Speakers – Topics – Start Times


The Committee invited Terry’s friends, clients and colleagues to present short papers reflecting on the contributions he made to specific exploration and mining projects. The talk, published as AIG Bulletin 48, describe exploration case histories and highlight Terry’s contribution to a wide variety of exploration programs throughout the world. The powerpoint presentations are available as .pdfs on this site.

Speakers List

Greg Corbett – The link from intrusion-related geothermal to epithermal and porphyry-related Cu-Au

David Heberlein – El Indio

John Baldwin – Kelian

Kaylene Camuti – Clay alteration in epithermal systems

Keith Bettles – Carlin-style Au

Roy Kidd – Lihir

Mike Erceg – Wafi

Ray Merchant – Life and Times of Terry Leach

Trevor Neale – Papua New Guinea

Jason Cunliffe & Adrian Fleming – A Model for Andean polymetallic Ag

Peter Grieve – Au in New Zealand

Dale Simms – Gosowong, Indonesia

Anthony Coote – What we have learned from Terry’s petrological procedures.

Ian Plimer – Wrap up Drinks with Sponsors and Exhibitors

Dinner & Drinks on a four hour Sydney Harbour Cruise on board Rosman Ferries’ beautifully appointed M.V. Regal.




 Scholarship Sponsor

 Technical specialists to the minerals industry
      Hellman Schofield


Barrick Gold Corporation


Newmont Australia

AngloGold Ashanti Limited


Silver Standard

Geos Mining Geos Mining Terra Search


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AusSpec International AusSpec International


Austpac Resources Austpac Resources


Greg Corbett – Conference Chairman +61 2 9958 4450

Mike Smith    &
Chris Torrey

Terry Leach ~ Jampa Tashi

A Twenty Year List of Terry’s Consulting Work – The Clients, their Mines and Prospects

If anyone would like to donate any of Terry’s reports to the SMEDG web site, please send them here.

We recommend the accommodation, views and ambience at the NORTH SYDNEY HARBOURVIEW HOTEL, a short walk to the Kirribilli Club. Other very comfortable hotels in the area are Rydges in North Sydney and Vibe at Milson’s Point