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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.

Year Author(s) Article Volume Issue
2019 Camilla Z da Silva & Joao Felipe C L Costa The treatment of missing ‘not at random’ geological data for ore grade modelling 128 1
2018 D. Klingner & C. A. Standing WIM150 mineral sand deposit, Murray Basin, Australia: geology and mineral resources 125 3
2017 J. Dumouchel, F. Hees & M. P. Alvin Coastal evolution and associated titanium sand mineralisation of Jangamo district, Inhambane Province, Mozambique 125 3
2016 M. Pawley, A. Reid, R. Dutch & W. Preiss Demystifying migmatites: introduction for field-based geologist 124 3
2015 S. Bright, G. Conner, A. Turner & J. Vearncombe Drill core, structure and digital technologies 123 1
2014 W. L. Pohl, M. Biryabarema & B. Lehmann Early Neoproterozoic rare metal (Sn, Ta, W) and gold metallogeny of the Central Africa Region: a review 122 2
2013 I K Pitcairn Background concentrations of gold in different rock types 120 1
2012 J. M. F. Clout & W. G. Rowley The Fortescue story – from exploration to the third largest iron ore producer in Australia 119 3
2011 I. 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 Zwartfontein 118 1
2010 A. 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, Afghanistan 118 2
2009 S. 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 deposits 116 4
2008 R. A. Bowden & R. P. Shaw The Kayelekera uranium deposit, Northern Malawi: past exploration activities, economic geology and decay series disequilibrium 116 2
2007 D. 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 Africa 115 2
2006 Jane A. Plant, Anna Korre, Shaun Reeder, Barry Smith & Nikolaos Voulvoulis Chemicals in the environment: implications for global sustainability 114 2
2005 Xavier Emery & Julián M. Ortiz Shortcomings of multiple indicator kriging for assessing local distributions 113 4
2004 J. A. Kinnaird, F. J. Kruger, P. A. M. Nex & R. G. Cawthorn Chromitite formation—a key to understanding processes of platinum enrichment 111 1

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