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The Geological Society Newsletter is published three times a year and is available either by e-mail or by postage to all paid up members of the Society. Please feel free to request back copies (for a fee) or send comments to our Newsletter Editor. Contributions to the newsletter on any topic related to geology are always welcome

Talk Online - Predictive Modelling of Orogenic Gold Mineralization in the Harare-Shamva Greenstone Belt - Tariro Ndhlovu

On Thursday 9th September 2021 Tariro Ndhlovu delivered an online talk titled:-
 
'Predictive Modelling of Orogenic Gold Mineralization in the Harare-Shamva Greenstone Belt'
 
 Please find a copy of the presentation below
 
You can watch the recording on the following link
 

Talk Online - On the spatial association of granite intrusions & gold mineralization in the Belingwe greenstone belt, Zimbabwe - Godfrey Chagondah

On Thursday 15th July 2021 Godfrey Chagondah delivered an online talk titled:-
 
'On the spatial association of granite intrusions & gold mineralization in the Belingwe greenstone belt, Zimbabwe'
 
Please find a copy of the presentation below.

Passing of Chiedza Mugwagwa

The Geological Society wishes a sad farewell to Chiedza Mugwagwa who died of COVID 19 in June 2021.
A graduate of the University of Zimbabwe Geology Department she also obtained an MBA and an MSc in GIS from University of Salzburg, Austria.
 
Chiedza had a successfull career both in the Zimbabwean mining industry and in South Africa, Tanzania and the USA.
 
She will be greatly missed and leaves behind two daughers.
 
Her obituary is attached below:-

Passing of Neil Bliss

It is with great sadness that the family of Neil Welbourne Bliss, aged 88, of Bedford, Nova Scotia announces his passing on May 29th, 2021 at Victoria General in Halifax. 
 
Born and educated in London, Neil moved to Rhodesia to work with the Rhodesian Geological Survey from 1959 to 1969.   He then went to McGill to complete his Ph.D and settled in Canada.
 
Neil is survived by his children, grand children and great grandchildren.
 
Please refer to his obituary below.

Talk Online - Long-term low-price benchmarks for metals and their effects on exploration, mining and investment - Peter Buchholz

On Friday 4th June May 2021 Peter Buchholz delivered an online talk titled:-
 
'Long-term low-price benchmarks for metals and their effects on exploration, mining and investment'
 
Please find a copy of the presentation below.
 
A recording of the talk can be found at this link:-
 

Talk Online - Studio Mapper: An Underground Mapping Solution - Solomon Gumbie

On Thursday 6th May 2021 Solomon Gumbie  delivered an online talk titled:-
 
'Studio Mapper: An Underground Mapping Solution'
 
Please find a copy of the presentation below.
 
A recording of the talk can be found at this link:-

Passing of Sydney Simango

 
Sydney was a well known and active member of the geological community.
 
 
 
Sydney joined the Geological Survey in 1981 as a graduate from Aston University in Birmingham, UK with a BSc (Honours) Degree in Geology.  Sydney was assigned as counterpart to the British Geological Survey team and sent to map the country between Rushinga and Nyamapanda (Bulletin 92, 1991)where he was responsible for mapping that section of the area north of Sutswe and Chikwizo.  Here he supervised field teams in the stream-bed geochemical sampling of his area,

Talk Online - Alluvial Diamond Deposits across Africa - A Travelogue- Tanya Marshall

On Thursday 15 April Tanya Marshall  delivered an online talk titled:-
 
 'Alluvial Diamond Deposits across Africa -  A Travelogue'
 
Please find a copy of the presentation below.
 
A recording of the talk can be found at this link:-

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