School of Earth and Environment

Robert Chapman Dr Robert Chapman

Senior Lecturer: Geochemistry / Mineral exploration

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 33190
Email address: aedrjc@leeds.ac.uk
Room: 8.19 SCR

Link to personal page

Publications

  • Chapman RJ; Mortensen JK (2016) Characterization of gold mineralization in the northern Cariboo gold district, British Columbia, Canada, through integration of compositional studies of lode and detrital gold with historical placer production: A template for evaluation of orogenic gold d, Economic Geology, 111, pp.1321-1345. doi: 10.2113/econgeo.111.6.1321
  • Jenkin GRT; Al-Bassam AZM; Harris RC; Abbott AP; Smith DJ; Holwell DA; Chapman RJ; Stanley CJ (2016) The application of deep eutectic solvent ionic liquids for environmentally-friendly dissolution and recovery of precious metals, Minerals Engineering, 87, pp.18-24. doi: 10.1016/j.mineng.2015.09.026
  • Chapman RJ; Cook M; Grimshaw M; Myles S (2016) Placer-lode gold relationships in the Nansen placer district, Yukon, Yukon Exploration and Geology, pp.63-78.
  • Pound MJ; Lowther RI; Peakall J; Chapman RJ; Salzmann U (2015) Palynological evidence for a warmer boreal climate in the Late Pliocene of the Yukon Territory, Canada, Palynology, 39, pp.91-102. doi: 10.1080/01916122.2014.940471
  • Standish CD; Dhuime B; Chapman RJ; Hawkesworth CJ; Pike AWG (2014) The genesis of gold mineralisation hosted by orogenic belts: A lead isotope investigation of Irish gold deposits, Chemical Geology, 378-379, pp.40-51. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.04.012
  • Chapman RJ; Allan MA; Grimshaw MR; Mortensen JK; Wrighton T; Casseman S (2014) Pathfinder signatures in placer gold derived from Au-bearing porphyries., Yukon Exploration and Geology 2013, pp.21-32.
  • Moles NR; Chapman RJ; Warner RB (2013) The significance of copper concentrations in natural gold alloy for reconnaissance exploration and understanding gold-depositing hydrothermal systems, Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, 13, pp.115-130. doi: 10.1144/geochem2011-114
  • Chapman RJ; Mortensen JK; LeBarge WL (2011) Styles of lode gold mineralization contributing to the placers of the Indian River and Black Hills Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada, as deduced from microchemical characterization of placer gold grains, Mineralium Deposita, . doi: 10.1007/s00126-011-0356-5
  • Chapman RJ; Mortensen JK; LeBarge WL; Crawford EC (2010) Microchemical Studies of Placer and Lode Gold in the Klondike District, Yukon, Canada: 1. Evidence for a Small, Gold-Rich, Orogenic Hydrothermal System in the Bonanza and Eldorado Creek Area, Economic Geology, 105, pp.1369-1392.
  • Chapman RJ; Mortensen JK; LeBarge WL; Crawford EC (2010) Microchemical Studies of Placer and Lode Gold in the Klondike District, Yukon, Canada: 2. Constraints on the Nature and Location of Regional Lode Sources, Economic Geology, 105, pp.1393-1410.
  • Chapman RJ; Warner R; Moles N; Cahill M (2010) The Mournes: A source of early Bronze Age tin and gold, Archaeology Ireland, winter 2010, pp.18-21.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC; Bond DPG; Stedra V; Fairgrieve B (2009) Chemical and Mineralogical Signatures of Gold Formed in Oxidizing Chloride Hydrothermal Systems and their Significance within Populations of Placer Gold Grains Collected during Reconnaissance, ECON GEOL, 104, pp.563-585.
  • Chapman RJ; Warner R; Moles N; Cahill M (2009) The gold source found at last?, Archaeology Ireland, Summer 2009, pp.22-25.
  • Chapman RJ; Bond DPG; LeBarge WL (2009) Particle size distribution of gold within the Sulphur and Dominion Creek drainages, Klondike District, Yukon, and implications for gold winning and the formation of distal placers containing fine gold, Yukon Exploration and Geology 2009, pp.135-142.
  • Chapman RJ; LeBarge WL; Naumov V; Bryokhov V (2008) New results on the stratigraphy and placer gold potential of Indian River, Dawson, central Yukon, Yukon Exploration and Geology 2008, pp.147-159.
  • Chapman RJ; Mortensen JK (2006) Application of microchemical characterization of placer gold grains to exploration for epithermal gold mineralization in regions of poor exposure, J GEOCHEM EXPLOR, 91, pp.1-26. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.12.004
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC; Warner RA; Cahill MC; Moles NR; Shell CA; Taylor JJ (2006) Microchemical characterisation of natural gold and artefact gold as a tool for provenancing prehistoric gold artefacts: A case study in Ireland, APPL GEOCHEM, 21, pp.904-918. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2006.01.007
  • Chapman RJ; Crawford EC; LeBarge WL; Mortensen JK (2006) Developing a new method to identify previously unrecognized geochemical and morphological complexity in placer gold deposits in western Yukon., Yukon Exploration and Geology 2006, pp.139-148.
  • Bond DPG; Chapman RJ (2006) Evaluation of the origins of gold hosted by the conglomerates of the Indian River Formation, Yukon, using a combined sedimentological and mineralogical approach, Yukon Exploration and Geology, 2006, pp.93-104.
  • Chapman RJ; Shaw MH; Leake RC; Jackson B (2005) Gold mineralisation in the central Ochil Hills, Perthshire, UK, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. Section B: Applied Earth Science, 114, pp.53-64. doi: 10.1179/037174505X45469
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC (2005) Evidence for the historical exploitation of possible bedrock gold in the upper Mennock Water, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, SCOT J GEOL, 41, pp.135-140.
  • Mortensen JK; Chapman RJ; LeBarge W; Crawford E (2005) Compositional studies of placer and lode gold from Western Yukon: implications for lode sources, Yukon Exploration and Geology 2005, Yukon Geological Survey.
  • Mortensen JK; Chapman RJ; LeBarge W; Jackson L (2004) Application of placer and lode gold geochemistry to gold exploration in the western Yukon, In: Edmond DS; Lewis LL; Bradshaw GD (Ed) Yukon Exploration and Geology 2004, Yukon Geological Society, pp.205-212.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake R; Styles M (2002) Microchemical Characterisation of Gold as an Exploration Tool, Gold Bulletin, 35, pp.53-65.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC; Moles NR (2001) The use of microchemical analysis of alluvial gold grains in mineral exploration: experiences in Britain and Ireland (vol 71, pg 241, 2000), J GEOCHEM EXPLOR, 72, pp.251-251.
  • Chapman RJ (2001) Gold Panning: a popular and unusual activity for students, Teaching Earth Sciences, 26, pp.20-29.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC; Moles NR (2000) The use of microchemical analysis of alluvial gold grains in mineral exploration: experiences in Britain and Ireland, J GEOCHEM EXPLOR, 71, pp.241-268.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC; Moles NR; Earls G; Cooper C; Harrington K; Berzins R (2000) The application of microchemical analysis of alluvial gold grains to the understanding of complex local and regional gold mineralization: A case study in the Irish and Scottish caledonides, ECON GEOL BULL SOC, 95, pp.1753-1773.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake RC; Floyd JD (2000) Regional variation in gold mineralization in the vicinity of the Glengaber Burn, Scottish Borders, SCOT J GEOL, 36, pp.165-176.
  • Chapman RJ (2000) Going for gold, Chemistry in Britain, 36, pp.48-51.
  • Chapman RJ; Leake R; Cameron D; Styles M (1998) The source of alluvial gold in the Leadhills area of Scotland deduced from internal chemical characteristics and opaque inclusions, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 63, pp.7-36.
  • Leake RC; Chapman RJ; Bland DJ; Condliffe E; Styles MT (1997) Microchemical characterization of alluvial gold from Scotland, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. Section B: Applied Earth Science, 106, pp.85-98.