Peter Born is a P. Geol. with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada. He brings more than 30 years experience exploring and evaluating properties for senior and junior Canadian resource companies. He holds a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1996)
Peter also has past experience as Senior Geologist and then Resource Geologist for Western Mining (WMC International Ltd) modeling the Meliadine gold deposit (Canadian Arctic). He worked extensively in Archean greenstone terrains throughout Canada and modeled/ geology/mineralization at the Aquarius mine (Timmins, Abitibi greenstone belt) for Echo Bay Mines. explored gold systems/alteration halos in both iron formation gold deposits as well as vein type deposits. As a Resource Geologist, Dr. Born dealt extensively with QA/QC issues with respect to, assessment and uncertainty in data handling generating ore reserves, geological and geochemical models.
His Ph.D. thesis includes an extensive study of the geological environment for the Timmins gold camp (>80 million oz. of gold). During his PhD studies he was a three time recipient of Canada’s prestigious National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Post-Graduate Scholarship (1991-1993). He was one of the authors/leaders for the Geological Association of Canada 1999 GAC Field Guide 3B: Controls for Gold Mineralization in the Southern Abitibi Greenstone belt.