Dr Margaux Le Vaillant

Research Scientist - Ore Deposit Petrology Team Leader

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Margaux has been working with CSIRO as a research scientist specialised in mineral exploration, and more specifically in magmatic deposits (Ni, Cu) since March 2017. She is team leader for the Hydrothermal Footprint team. Before this she did a 3 year Post-doc with CSIRO, focused on understanding the physical processes related to the genesis of magmatic nickel sulphide deposits.

She previously studied at the following institutions:
PhD at the University of Western Australia - Hydrothermal footprints around magmatic nickel sulphide deposits
Masters of science at Lulea University of Technology (Sweden) - Mineral Exploration
Engineer degree from the ENSG (Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie) in Nancy, France
Bachelor in Science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine

Professional Areas

Academic Qualifications

  • 2014

    The University of Western Australia

  • 2011

    Lulea University of Technology (LTU)

  • 2011

    Engineer degree

  • 2009

    Bachelor degree
    Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2019

    ECR Science Achievement 2019 CMR Award

  • 2016-2017

    Best paper CMR Award


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