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Emeritus Professor Dave Craw

Dave CrawBSc PhD (Otago) MSc (Calgary) FRSNZ

Office - Geology 2N2

Tel +64 3 479 7529
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Email dave.craw@otago.ac.nz
 
 
 
 

Research Interests

Links to additional pages

Major externally funded projects

  • South Island Precious Metals (FRST)
  • Fingerprinting Quartz (Marsden)

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Publications

Henne, A., Craw, D., Hamilton, J., Paz, A., Kerr, G., Paterson, D., … Southam, G. (2021). Biogeochemical formation of metalliferous laminations in surficial environments. Mineralogical Magazine, 85, 49-67. doi: 10.1180/mgm.2021.8

Craw, D., & Rufaut, C. (2021). Geoecological zonation of revegetation enhances biodiversity at historic mine sites, southern New Zealand. Minerals, 11, 181. doi: 10.3390/min11020181

Henne, A., Craw, D., Paterson, D., & Southam, G. (2021). Textures and mineralogy of residual supergene copper silicates in oxidised overburden. Minerals Engineering, 163, 106775. doi: 10.1016/j.mineng.2021.106775

Kerr, G., & Craw, D. (2021). Arsenic residues from historic gold extraction, Snowy River, Westland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 64(1), 107-119. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1757471

Gaboury, D., MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2021). Fluid volatile composition associated with orogenic gold mineralization, Otago Schist, New Zealand: implications of H2 and C2H6 for fluid evolution and gold source. Ore Geology Reviews, 133, 104086. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2021.104086

Authored Book - Research

Craw, D., & MacKenzie, D. (2016). Macraes orogenic gold deposit (New Zealand): Origin and development of a world class gold mine. Springer, 127p. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-35158-2

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Chapter in Book - Research

MacKenzie, D., Blakemore, H., & Craw, D. (2016). Paragenesis of orogenic mineralisation in the Reefton Goldfield, West Coast region. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 125-132). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

MacKenzie, D., Stephens, S., & Craw, D. (2016). Gold-bearing faults of the Old Man Range, Central Otago. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 175-181). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Mortimer, N., Craw, D., MacKenzie, D., Mortensen, J., & Pitcairn, I. (2016). Cretaceous tectonics and gold mineralisation in the Otago Schist. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 133-140). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

MacKenzie, D., Cox, S. C., & Craw, D. (2016). Gold-bearing normal faults at Oturehua, Central Otago. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 157-162). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Allibone, A. H., & Craw, D. (2016). Lithospheric controls on the metallogeny of basement rocks in southern and western New Zealand. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 71-82). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Craw, D., MacKenzie, D., & Ashley, P. (2016). Longwood Range platinum, Southland. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 481-486). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

MacKenzie, D., Moore, J., Farmer, L., & Craw, D. (2016). Paragenesis of mineralisation in the Hyde-Macraes Shear Zone, East Otago. In A. B. Christie (Ed.), Mineral deposits of New Zealand: Exploration and research (Monograph 31). (pp. 191-198). Melbourne, Australia: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Falconer, D. M., & Craw, D. (2009). Supergene gold mobility: A textual and geochemical study from gold placers in southern New Zealand. In S. R. Titley (Ed.), Supergene environments, processes, and products [Special publication 14]. (pp. 77-93). Littleton, CO: Society of Economic Geologists.

Begbie, M. J., & Craw, D. (2006). Gold mineralisation in the Shotover-Macetown area, northwest Otago. In A. B. Christie & R. L. Brathwaite (Eds.), Geology and Exploration of New Zealand Mineral Deposits (Monograph 25). (pp. 299-304). Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

MacKenzie, D. J., Corner, N. G., & Craw, D. (2006). Rise and Shine shear zone, central Otago. In A. B. Christie & R. L. Brathwaite (Eds.), Geology and Exploration of New Zealand Mineral Deposits (Monograph 25). (pp. 319-323). Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Mitchell, M., Maw, L., Angus, P. V., & Craw, D. (2006). The Macraes gold deposit, east Otago. In A. B. Christie & R. L. Brathwaite (Eds.), Geology and Exploration of New Zealand Mineral Deposits (Monograph 25). (pp. 313-318). Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

MacKenzie, D. J., Youngson, J. H., & Craw, D. (2006). Taieri River mineralised vein swarm, east Otago. In A. B. Christie & R. L. Brathwaite (Eds.), Geology and Exploration of New Zealand Mineral Deposits (Monograph 25). (pp. 305-312). Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Craw, D. (2006). Gold-bearing veins in the Southern Alps. In A. B. Christie & R. L. Brathwaite (Eds.), Geology and Exploration of New Zealand Mineral Deposits (Monograph 25). (pp. 285-290). Victoria, Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Webster-Brown, J., & Craw, D. (2005). Examples of trace metal mobility around historic and modern metal mines. In T. A. Moore, A. Black, J. A. Centeno, J. S. Harding & D. A. Trumm (Eds.), Metal contaminants in New Zealand: Sources, treatments, and effects on ecology and human health. (pp. 213-230). Christchurch, New Zealand: Resolutionz Press. Retrieved from http://www.resolutionz.com

Falconer, D. M., & Craw, D. (2005). Fluvial quartz pebble conglomerates as a source of acid rock drainage and trace elements: A case study from Belle-Brook, Southland. In T. A. Moore, A. Black, J. A. Centeno, J. S. Harding & D. A. Trumm (Eds.), Metal contaminants in New Zealand: Sources, treatments, and effects on ecology and human health. (pp. 139-152). Christchurch, New Zealand: Resolutionz Press. Retrieved from http://www.resolutionz.com

Craw, D., Brown, K., & Webster-Brown, J. (2005). Metals derived from gold mining and geothermal sources. In T. A. Moore, A. Black, J. A. Centeno, J. S. Harding & D. A. Trumm (Eds.), Metal contaminants in New Zealand: Sources, treatments, and effects on ecology and human health. (pp. 231-246). Christchurch, New Zealand: Resolutionz Press. Retrieved from http://www.resolutionz.com

Craw, D., & Norris, R. J. (2003). Landforms. In J. T. Darby, R. E. Fordyce, A. F. Mark, P. K. Probert & C. R. Townsend (Eds.), The natural history of Southern New Zealand. (pp. 17-34). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

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Journal - Research Article

Henne, A., Craw, D., Hamilton, J., Paz, A., Kerr, G., Paterson, D., … Southam, G. (2021). Biogeochemical formation of metalliferous laminations in surficial environments. Mineralogical Magazine, 85, 49-67. doi: 10.1180/mgm.2021.8

Gaboury, D., MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2021). Fluid volatile composition associated with orogenic gold mineralization, Otago Schist, New Zealand: implications of H2 and C2H6 for fluid evolution and gold source. Ore Geology Reviews, 133, 104086. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2021.104086

Kerr, G., & Craw, D. (2021). Arsenic residues from historic gold extraction, Snowy River, Westland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 64(1), 107-119. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1757471

Henne, A., Craw, D., Paterson, D., & Southam, G. (2021). Textures and mineralogy of residual supergene copper silicates in oxidised overburden. Minerals Engineering, 163, 106775. doi: 10.1016/j.mineng.2021.106775

Craw, D., & Rufaut, C. (2021). Geoecological zonation of revegetation enhances biodiversity at historic mine sites, southern New Zealand. Minerals, 11, 181. doi: 10.3390/min11020181

Jewiss, C., Craw, D., Pope, J., Christenson, H., & Trumm, D. (2020). Dilution processes of rainfall-enhanced acid mine drainage discharges from historic underground coal mines, New Zealand. Mine Water & the Environment, 39, 27-41. doi: 10.1007/s10230-019-00650-0

Tay, S. L., Scott, J. M., & Craw, D. (2020). Natural rehabilitation of arsenic-rich historical tailings at the Alexander mine, Reefton, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1840402

Weightman, E., Craw, D., Rufaut, C., Kerr, G., & Scott, J. (2020). Chemical evolution and evaporation of shallow groundwaters discharging from a gold mine, southern New Zealand. Applied Geochemistry, 122, 104766. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2020.104766

Henne, A., Hamilton, J., Craw, D., Paterson, D., & Southam, G. (2020). The influence of metal mobility on resource potential in circumneutral pH iron-rich copper mine waste rocks. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2020.106632

Hung, C., Gilbert, L. A., Teagle, D. A. H., Craw, D., & Wobus, R. A. (2020). Features of seafloor hydrothermal alteration in metabasalts of mid-ocean ridge origin from the Chrystalls Beach Complex. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1803925

Parvizi, E., Fraser, C. I., Dutoit, L., Craw, D., & Waters, J. M. (2020). The genomic footprint of coastal earthquake uplift. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Series B, 287, 20200712. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0712

Henne, A., Craw, D., Gagen, E. J., & Southam, G. (2020). Contribution of bacterially-induced oxidation of Fe-silicates in iron-rich ore to laterite formation, Salobo IOCG mine, Brazil. Chemical Geology, 539, 119499. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119499

Henne, A., Craw, D., Gagen, E. J., & Southam, G. (2020). Experimental simulations of bacterially-mediated magnetite oxidation and observations on ferricrete formation at the Salobo IOCG mine, Brazil. Applied Geochemistry, 118, 104628. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2020.104628

Kerr, G., & Craw, D. (2020). Metal redistribution during cementation of historic processing residues, Macraes gold mine, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1787472

Craw, D., Parvizi, E., Read, S., Fraser, C. I., & Waters, J. M. (2020). Late Holocene uplift of a coastal terrace near the Akatore Fault, southern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1828940

Allibone, A., Blakemore, H., Jongens, R., Scott, J., Moore, J., MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2020). Structural settings of gold deposits within the Reefton goldfield, western New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 63(3), 342-362. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2020.1717554

Reith, F., Falconer, D. M., Van Nostrand, J., Craw, D., Shuster, J., & Wakelin, S. (2019). Functional capabilities of bacterial biofilms on gold particles. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 96(1), fiz196. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiz196

Ritchie, T. W., Scott, J. M., & Craw, D. (2019). Garnet compositions track longshore migration of beach placers in western New Zealand. Economic Geology, 114(3), 513-540. doi: 10.5382/econgeo.4647

Wellnitz, A. K., Scott, J. M., Martin, C. E., Palin, J. M., Stirling, C. H., Reid, M. R., … Craw, D. (2019). Carbonation reactions and coupled element and isotope redistribution during shallow crustal gold mineralisation, New Zealand. Mineralium Deposita, 54, 743-760. doi: 10.1007/s00126-018-0838-9

Henne, A., Craw, D., Gagen, E. J., & Southam, G. (2019). Bacterially-mediated supergene alteration and redistribution of copper in mineralised rocks at the Salobo IOCG deposit, Brazil. Ore Geology Reviews, 115, 103210. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2019.103210

Parvizi, E., Craw, D., & Waters, J. M. (2019). Kelp DNA records late Holocene paleoseismic uplift of coastline, southeastern New Zealand. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 520, 18-25. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.05.034

Henne, A., Craw, D., Gagen, E. J., & Southam, G. (2019). Bacterial influence on storage and mobilisation of metals in iron-rich mine tailings from the Salobo mine, Brazil. Science of the Total Environment, 680, 91-104. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.448

Craw, D., King, T. M., McCulloch, G. A., Upton, P., & Waters, J. M. (2019). Biological evidence constraining river drainage evolution across a subduction-transcurrent plate boundary transition, New Zealand. Geomorphology, 336, 119-132. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.03.032

Blake, F., Grant, K., MacKenzie, D., Scott, J., & Craw, D. (2019). Surficial arsenic redistribution above gold-mineralised zones in East Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 62(4), 573-587. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2019.1647854

Waters, J. M., Burridge, C. P., & Craw, D. (2019). The lasting biological signature of Pliocene tectonics: Reviewing the re‐routing of Australia's largest river drainage system. Journal of Biogeography, 46, 1494-1503. doi: 10.1111/jbi.13612

McLachlan, C., Negrini, M., & Craw, D. (2018). Gold and associated minerals in the Waikaia placer gold mine, Northern Southland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 61(2), 164-179. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1454482

Waters, J. M., King, T. M., Fraser, C. I., & Craw, D. (2018). Crossing the front: Contrasting storm-forced dispersal dynamics revealed by biological, geological and genetic analysis of beach-cast kelp. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 15(140), 20180046. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0046

Rufaut, C. G., Craw, D., Druzbicka, J., & Law, S. (2018). Conservation of saline patches in Central Otago needs better recognition of physical processes to secure future habitats. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 56(1), 115-126. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2017.1418755

Hu, S.-Y., Evans, K., Rempel, K., Guagliardo, P., Kilburn, M., Craw, D., … Dick, J. (2018). Sequestration of Zn into mixed pyrite-zinc sulfide framboids: A key to Zn cycling in the ocean? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 241, 95-107. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.08.039

Mortensen, J. K., Coote, J. A., Craw, D., & MacKenzie, D. J. (2018). Early Jurassic felsic and associated mafic meta-igneous rocks in Otago Schist, Central Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 61(2), 237-246. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1464032

McLachlan, C., & Craw, D. (2018). Environmental mineralogy and geochemistry of processing residues at Prohibition historic gold mine site, Waiuta, Westland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 61(2), 180-194. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1436575

Kerr, G., Craw, D., Trumm, D., & Pope, J. (2018). Authigenic realgar and gold in dynamic redox gradients developed on historic mine wastes, New Zealand. Applied Geochemistry, 97, 123-133. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.08.009

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