Joan Carles Melgarejo got his doctor in Geology at University of Barcelona in 1987 and is associated professor of Mineralogy at this university since 1988. He is working in several projects in Mineralogy and Ore Deposit Modelling. Some of his recent research subjects include pegmatites in Catalonia, Angola, Brazil and Mexico, sedex deposits in Catalonia and Cuba, VMS, manganese deposits, podiform chromitites and laterites in Cuba, carbonatites and kimberlites in Angola, gold deposits in Colombia and present-day formed submarine exhalative deposits in Mexico. Adviser of the Strategic Plan of Mining in Catalonia 2000-2010 (Generalitat de Catalunya), he also studies historical aspects of mining in Catalonia.



University of Barcelona
Departament de Mineralogia, Petrologia i Geologia Aplicada,
Facultat de Geologia (UB)
Martí i Franqués, s/n
08028, Barcelona (Spain)
Tel: (+34) 93 402 1344