Simon Jowitt

Assistant Professor of Economic Geology
Expertise: Tectonics, Mining, Mineral Deposits, Mineral Economics, Global Metal Resources, Magma

Biography

Simon Jowitt is an expert the use of geochemistry to unravel geological processes, igneous petrology, mineral exploration, and global tectonics.

His research specialties include mining, mineral deposits, magma, and global metal resources. He also focuses on mineral economics and the “economic” side of economic geology.

Jowitt has published more than 70 scientific papers to date, including in the publications Ore Geology Reviews, the Journal of Petrology, Lithos, and Economic Geology. He has also been called upon by media to discuss mining operations all over the world.

Education

  • Ph.D., Geology, University of Leicester
  • M.Sc., Mining Geology, University of Exeter
  • B.Sc., Geology, University of Edinburgh

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Simon Jowitt In The News

The Nevada Independent
October 4, 2019
To go big, sometimes you have to start small.
KSNV-TV: News 3
August 23, 2019
One of the most important mining operations in the world is just an hour's drive from Las Vegas.

Articles Featuring Simon Jowitt

Simon Jowitt
PeopleMay 1, 2017
This economic geologist talks about being in a state where the mining industry thrives and about the difficulty of getting his 6-foot 4-inch frame into a running helicopter on rough ground.