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Wardell Armstrong Prize

Applied Earth Science: Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

About the prize

The Wardell Armstrong Prize is awarded to the best paper published in Applied Earth Science. The editors consider all papers published in the journal in the previous two years, based on recommendations received from the journal editorial board. 

You can view the full list of 2020 IOM3 award winners here.

Wardell Armstrong Prize

2019Camilla Z da Silva & Joao Felipe C L CostaThe treatment of missing ‘not at random’ geological data for ore grade modelling1281
2018D. Klingner & C. A. Standing
WIM150 mineral sand deposit, Murray Basin, Australia: geology and mineral resources1253
2017J. Dumouchel, F. Hees & M. P. Alvin
Coastal evolution and associated titanium sand mineralisation of Jangamo district, Inhambane Province, Mozambique1253
2016M. Pawley, A. Reid, R. Dutch & W. Preiss
Demystifying migmatites: introduction for field-based geologist1243
2015S. Bright, G. Conner, A. Turner & J. Vearncombe
Drill core, structure and digital technologies1231
2014W. L. Pohl, M. Biryabarema & B. Lehmann
Early Neoproterozoic rare metal (Sn, Ta, W) and gold metallogeny of the Central Africa Region: a review1222
2013I K Pitcairn
Background concentrations of gold in different rock types1201
2012J. M. F. Clout & W. G. Rowley
The Fortescue story – from exploration to the third largest iron ore producer in Australia1193
2011I. McDonald, D. A. Holwell & B. Wesley
Assessing the potential involvement of an early magma staging chamber in the generation of the Platreef Ni–Cu–PGE deposit in the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex: a pilot study of the Lower Zone Complex at Zwartfontein1181
2010A. J. Benham, P. Kováč, M. G. Petterson, I. Rojkovic, M. T. Styles, A. G. Gunn, J. A. McKervey & A. Wasy
Chromite and PGE in the Logar Ophiolite Complex, Afghanistan1182
2009S. J. Barnes, C. M. Lesher & R. A. Sproule
Geochemistry of komatiites in the Eastern Goldfields Superterrane, Western Australia and the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Canada, and implications for the distribution of associated Ni–Cu–PGE deposits1164
2008R. A. Bowden & R. P. Shaw
The Kayelekera uranium deposit, Northern Malawi: past exploration activities, economic geology and decay series disequilibrium1162
2007D. A. Holwell & A. Jordaan
Three-dimensional mapping of the Platreef at the Zwartfontein South mine: implications for the timing of magmatic events in the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa1152
2006Jane A. Plant, Anna Korre, Shaun Reeder, Barry Smith & Nikolaos Voulvoulis
Chemicals in the environment: implications for global sustainability1142
2005Xavier Emery & Julián M. Ortiz
Shortcomings of multiple indicator kriging for assessing local distributions1134
2004J. A. Kinnaird, F. J. Kruger, P. A. M. Nex & R. G. Cawthorn
Chromitite formation—a key to understanding processes of platinum enrichment1111

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