Mineral research projects

Research Projects | Updated 3 years ago

A cube of Simpsonite mineral forming out of grey rock
Simpsonite
Image copyright of WA Museum

Earth and Planetary sciences are currently performing research on the following areas referring to minerals:

  • Dating of secondary minerals from the oxidised zone in WA, using the U–Th–He technique
  • Origin of the Speewah fluorite deposit in the north Kimberley region, Western Australia
  • Research into the minerals from the Shangri La Mine, Kimberley, Western Australia.