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Dr. Anton Chakhmouradian

Curator of the Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy
Rare-metal Mineral Deposits, Carbonatites and kimberlites
(Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry)
230 Wallace Building
(240) 474-7278
Anton.Chakhmouradian@ad.umanitoba.ca
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ACADEMIC BAKGROUND:

  • Ph.D., St. Petersburg (1997)
  • M.Sc., Magna Cum Laude (1993)

RESEARCH EXPERTISE:

  • The origin, evolution and economic potential of kimberlites, carbonatites and related mantle-derived igneous rocks

CURRENT RESEARCH:

  • Detailed studies of carbonatites from Canada, Mongolia, Morocco, China, USA, and Russia

TEACHING INTERESTS:

  • Mineralogy, mineral optics, igneous and metamorphic petrology
  • Gemology (the only course of its kind in Canada)

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