Dr. Eric G. Potter

Research Scientist - uranium metallogeny

Research related to the formation of uranium-bearing ore deposits

Natural Resources Canada

Current research and/or projects

Currently leading uranium ore systems research under the Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI) project.  Activities under TGI are focused on 1) understanding ore fluid chemistry and pathways in order to identify fertile faults that are the main fluid conduits during formation of large tonnage uranium deposits; and 2) addressing metal/fluid sources and processes of uranium enrichment in iron oxide-alkali alteration systems that host IOCG and affiliated deposits by evaluating the spatial and temporal fluid-metal evolution of these metasomatic systems.

Education and awards

B.Sc. (Hons.), Geology, Lakehead University, 2002

M.Sc. Geology, Lakehead University, 2004

Ph.D. Earth Sciences, Carleton University, 2009

Key publications