Isabelle Chambefort


Full Name: Isabelle Chambefort

Position: Geothermal Geologist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-7-376 0130


1999: BSc (Honours); 2000: MSc; 2005: PhD, Earth Sciences

Areas of expertise

Geology: Epithermal/Porphyry Systems
Geology: Geochemical alteration mapping
Geology: Geochemistry
Geology: Geological alteration mapping
Geology: Geological mapping
Geology: Geothermal
Geology: Hydrothermal alteration mapping
Geology: Igneous Petrology
Geology: Mineral Chemistry
Geology: Mineral and rock indentification
Geology: Mineral deposit research
Geology: Mineralogy
Geology: Optical Mineralogy
Geology: Petrography
Geology: Petrology
Geology: Subduction Zone Magmatism
Geology: Volcanology

Professional activities

American Geophysical Union: volcanology: member
Society of Economic Geologists: Society of Economic geologists: member
Geochemical Society: member
The Royal Society of New Zealand: professional membership
New Zealand Geothermal Association: member
IAVCEI: membership

Major publications

Begue, F.; Gravley, D.M.; Chambefort, I.; Deering, C.D.; Kennedy, B.M. 2015 Magmatic volatile distribution as recorded by rhyolitic melt inclusions in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. p. 71-94; doi: 10.1144/SP410.4 IN: Zellmer, G.F.; Edmonds, M.; Straub, S.M. (eds) The role of volatiles in the genesis, evolution and eruption of arc magmas. London: Geological Society of London. Geological Society special publication 410.

Chambefort, I.; Lewis, B.; Wilson, C.J.N.; Rae, A.J.; Coutts, C.; Bignall, G.; Ireland, T.R. 2014 Stratigraphy and structure of the Ngatamariki geothermal system from new zircon U-Pb geochronology : implications for Taupo Volcanic Zone evolution. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 274: 51-70; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.01.015

Chambefort, I.; Dilles, J.H.; Longo, A.A. 2013 Amphibole geochemistry of the Yanacocha volcanics, Peru : evidence for diverse sources of Magmatic volatiles related to gold ores. Journal of Petrology, 54(5): 1017-1046; doi: 10.1093/petrology/egt004

Chambefort, I.; Dilles, J.H.; Kent, A.J.R. 2008 Anhydrite-bearing andesite and dacite as a source for sulfur in magmatic-hydrothermal mineral deposits. Geology, 36(9): 719-722

Chambefort, I.; Moritz, R.; von Quadt, A. 2007 Petrology, geochemistry and U-Pb geochronology of magmatic rocks from the high-sulfidation epithermal Au-Cu Chelopech deposit, Srednogorie zone, Bulgaria. Mineralium deposita, 42(7): 665-690

Chambefort, I.; Moritz, R. 2006 Late Cretaceous structural control and alpine overprint of the high-sulfidation Cu-Au epithermal Chelopech deposit, Srednogorie belt, Bulgaria. Mineralium deposita, 41(3): 259-280

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