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Dr Doug MacKenzie

Doug MacKenzieSenior Research Fellow

BSc(Toronto) Msc PhD(Otago) MAusIMM CP(Geo)

 

Office - Geology 2N3
ORCID orcid.org/0000-0003-4925-7416
Email doug.mackenzie@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 8023

Teaching

100-level

200- and 300-level

Research interests

  • Economic geology, vein gold
  • Orogenic fluid flow and gold mineralisation
  • Structure and mineralisation in metamorphic belts

Current students

  • Harry Davies: Expanding the target: Trace elements in sulphides as a vector to mesothermal gold mineralisation (MSc, inprogress)
  • William Gray: Structural controls and geochemical signature of mineralisation south of the Cap Burn Fault, Northern Rock and Pillars, East Otago
  • Gray MacDougall: Trace elements in sulphides in and around the Macaes gold deposit of Otago (PGDipSci, in progress)

Past students

MSc

  • Alastair King (MSc, 2018), An investigation into the paragenesis and structure of high-grade, high angle, gold veins at Macraes in the Hyde Macraes Shear Zone
  • Bryce Robinson (MSc, 2018), Mineralogy, structure, alteration footprints and paragenesis of the Waipori and surrounding Lake Mahinerangi gold deposits, Otago, New Zealand
  • Sam Yeo (MSc, 2015), Structurally-controlled hydrothermal system in the Manuherikia Fault zone, Alexandra, Central Otago
  • Markham Phillips (MSc, 2014), Sams Creek gold prospect, Takaka valley, NW Nelson

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci

  • James Fleming (PGDipSci, 2015), Characterisation of gold bearing lithologies, Harbour Cone, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand
  • Daniel Pickering (BSc(Hons), Characterisation and paragenesis of scheelite at Golden Point, New Zealand
  • George Stick (BSc(Hons), 2015), A structural and paragenetic study of the Energetic Gold Mine, Reefton, New Zealand
  • Sam Stephens (BSc(Hons) 2013), Characterisation of Gold Mineralisation and Geophysical aided Geologic Mapping in the Old Man Range, Central Otago, New Zealand
  • James Stewart (PGDipSci, 2012), Characterisation of gold bearing quartz veins at the historic Garibaldi gold fields, Central Otago, New Zealand

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Publications

MacKenzie, D., Farmer, L., Moore, J., & Craw, D. (2017). Contrasting coeval paragenesis of gold and scheelite in an orogenic hydrothermal system, Macraes mine, New Zealand. Ore Geology Reviews, 80, 645-657. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.08.011

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

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., & Finnigan, C. (2015). Lithologically controlled invisible gold, Yukon, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 50(2), 141-157. doi: 10.1007/s00126-014-0532-5

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., Cooley, M., & Fleming, A. (2010). Lithogeochemical localisation of disseminated gold in the White River area, Yukon, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 45(7), 683-705. doi: 10.1007/s00126-010-0301-z

MacKenzie, D. J., Craw, D., & Mortensen, J. (2008). Structural controls on orogenic gold mineralisation in the Klondike goldfield, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 43(4), 435-448. doi: 10.1007/s00126-007-0173-z

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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Journal - Research Article

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1464032

Allibone, A., Jones, P., Blakemore, H., Craw, D., MacKenzie, D., & Moore, J. (2018). Structural setting of gold mineralization within the Hyde-Macraes Shear Zone, Southern New Zealand. Economic Geology, 113(2), 347-375. doi: 10.5382/econgeo.2018.4553

Allibone, A., Blakemore, H., Gane, J., Moore, J., MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2018). Contrasting structural styles of orogenic gold deposits, Reefton Goldfield, New Zealand. Economic Geology, 113(7), 1479-1497. doi: 10.5382/econgeo.2018.4599

MacKenzie, D., Farmer, L., Moore, J., & Craw, D. (2017). Contrasting coeval paragenesis of gold and scheelite in an orogenic hydrothermal system, Macraes mine, New Zealand. Ore Geology Reviews, 80, 645-657. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.08.011

Hamisi, J., MacKenzie, D., Pitcairn, I., Blakemore, H., Zack, T., & Craw, D. (2017). Hydrothermal footprint of the Birthday Reef, Reefton goldfield, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 60(2), 59-72. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2016.1274332

Allibone, A., Jones, P., Moore, J., Craw, D., MacKenzie, D., & Blakemore, H. (2017). Kilometre-scale structural setting of ore shoots in the Frasers gold deposit, Macraes mine, New Zealand. Ore Geology Reviews, 89, 1107-1121. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.05.019

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., & Finnigan, C. (2015). Lithologically controlled invisible gold, Yukon, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 50(2), 141-157. doi: 10.1007/s00126-014-0532-5

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., & Finnigan, C. (2014). Structural controls on alteration and mineralization at the Coffee gold deposits, Yukon. Yukon Exploration & Geology 2013, 119-131.

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., Brodie, C., & Fleming, A. (2013). Foliation development and hydrothermal gold emplacement in metagabbroic rocks, central Yukon, Canada. Yukon Exploration & Geology 2012, 47-64.

MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2012). Contrasting structural settings of mafic and ultramafic rocks in the Yukon-Tanana terrane. Yukon Exploration & Geology 2011, 115-127.

Ashley, P., Craw, D., MacKenzie, D., Rombouts, M., & Reay, A. (2012). Mafic and ultramafic rocks, and platinum mineralisation potential, in the Longwood Range, Southland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 55(1), 3-19. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2011.623302

Henne, A., Craw, D., & MacKenzie, D. (2011). Structure of the Blue Lake Fault Zone, Otago Schist, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 54(3), 311-328. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2011.577080

Mortensen, J. K., Craw, D., MacKenzie, D. J., & Gabites, J. E. (2010). Lead isotope constraints on the origin of Cenozoic orogenic gold systems in the Southern Alps and northwestern Otago, South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 53(4), 295-305. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2010.498407

MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2010). Structural controls on hydrothermal gold mineralization in the White River area, Yukon. Yukon Exploration & Geology 2009, 253-263.

Allibone, A., Ashley, P., MacKenzie, D., & Craw, D. (2010). Shear-hosted base metal mineralisation at the Dana Peaks, Murchison Mountains, Fiordland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 53(4), 271-294. doi: 10.1080/00288306.2010.498406

Mortensen, J. K., Craw, D., MacKenzie, D. J., Gabites, J. E., & Ullrich, T. (2010). Age and origin of orogenic gold mineralization in the Otago Schist belt, South Island, New Zealand: Constraints from lead isotope and 40Ar/39Ar dating studies. Economic Geology, 105(4), 777-793. doi: 10.2113/gsecongeo.105.4.777

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., Cooley, M., & Fleming, A. (2010). Lithogeochemical localisation of disseminated gold in the White River area, Yukon, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 45(7), 683-705. doi: 10.1007/s00126-010-0301-z

Mackie, C., MacKenzie, D. J., & Craw, D. (2009). Structural and lithological controls on gold mineralisation at Oturehua on the northeastern margin of the Otago Schist, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 52(2), 43-57. doi: 10.1080/00288300909509877

Craw, D., Upton, P., & MacKenzie, D. J. (2009). Hydrothermal alteration styles in ancient and modern orogenic gold deposits, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 52(1), 11-26. doi: 10.1080/00288300909509874

MacKenzie, D. J., Craw, D., & Mortensen, J. (2008). Structural controls on orogenic gold mineralisation in the Klondike goldfield, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 43(4), 435-448. doi: 10.1007/s00126-007-0173-z

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., Mortensen, J. K., & Liverton, T. (2008). Disseminated gold mineralization associated with orogenic veins in the Klondike Schist, Yukon. Yukon Exploration & Geology 2007, 215-224.

MacKenzie, D., Craw, D., & Mortensen, J. K. (2008). Thrust slices and associated deformation in the Klondike goldfields, Yukon. Yukon Exploration & Geology 2007, 199-213.

MacKenzie, D. J., & Craw, D. (2007). Contrasting hydrothermal alteration mineralogy and geochemistry in the auriferous Rise & Shine Shear Zone, Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 50(2), 67-79. doi: 10.1080/00288300709509822

MacKenzie, D. J., Craw, D., & Begbie, M. (2007). Mineralogy, geochemistry, and structural controls of a disseminated gold-bearing alteration halo around the schist-hosted Bullendale orogenic gold deposit, New Zealand. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 93, 160-176.

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