On Saturday 26th November 20 members participated in a post Summer Symposium Field trip to the western margin of the Murehwa batholith to discuss alternative models of Chilimanzi granite emplacement, emphasizing regional tectonic controls versus vertical tectonics.
Lots of interesting discussion around the outcrops before heavy rain cut the trip short.
Find the field guide attached
On Friday 23rd September 2016, Dr Ali Ait-Kaci delivered a talk to the Geological Society on Meteroids, Meteorites and Impact Craters.
Please find a copy of the presentation below.
20 members were led by Martin Prendergast to see the nickel laterites exposed in the nothern part of the Great Dyke over the weekend of 6th and 7th August 2016.
The field guide can be downloaded below.
On Friday 5th August 2016, Martin Prendergast delivered the 2016 Macgregor Memoral Lecture to 40 people including members of the Society and the public. The event was held in the Geology Department lecture hall at the University of Zimbabwe.
The talk was titlted Nickel laterite deposits of the northern part of the Great Dyke: Geomorphology, regolith stratigraphy, geochemistry, mineralogy, distribution and genesis.
The presentation can be downloaded below.
On Saturday 16 July 2016, 20 members met at Freda Rebecca for an interesting and informative undergound visit.