Professor Frances Wall
Professor of Applied Mineralogy - Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter
Head of NERC project: SoS RARE and EU project: HiTechAlkCarb. Previously Head of Camborne School of Mines 2008-2014. A world renowned expert on carbonatites and associated commodities: formation of ore deposits, including REE, niobium, tantalum and phosphate deposits. Carbonatites and alkaline rocks: fundamental controls on their petrogenesis, including mantle metasomatism, formation of graphite and diamond-bearing carbonatites. Responsible mining including ethical sourcing of metals, public perception of mining and energy issues in mining.