Mosaic Potash Carlsbad Mine: 2009


Mosaic's Potash facility in Carlsbad operates one of the largest underground mines in the United States.  Here, two separate potassium minerals are mined: sylvite and langbeinite.

Company web page: http://www.mosaicco.com/



Field trip participants:

Matthew Earthman 

MS Student, Geochemistry

Thesis Topic: Stable Isotope and Fluid Inclusion Study of the Southwest Fresnillo Silver District, Mexico


Web page:

http://sites.google.com/site/maearthman/
Sara Drueckhammer 

MS Student, Geology

Thesis Topic: Geology and Geochemistry of Copper Flat Porphyry Copper Deposit, Hillsboro, New Mexico

Web page
http://sites.google.com/site/saradrueckhammer/

Heather Casey 

MS Student, Geology


Thesis topic:



Web page

http://sites.google.com/site/heatherlcasey/home

Shari Houston

MS Student. Geology

Thesis topic: Porphyry Cu-Mo deposit in Superior, AZ; Mineralization, emplacement, and petrogenesis



Web page:

http://sites.google.com/site/shoustonsite/

TreVor Howald

MS Student, Geology


Thesis topic: Characterization of a large sinter deposit near Beowawe, Nevada.


Web page:

http://sites.google.com/site/tvhowald/research

Carlos A. Vargas

Mineral Engineering, specialization in Mineral Exploration


Thesis topic: Structural geology, paragenesis, breccias stages, and volcanic stratigraphy in Animas Vein, Caylloma Mine, Southern Peru.


Web page

http://sites.google.com/site/cavargaszuniga/
 
 
Charles Uzziah

B.S. Mining Engineering
 

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