PETER K. M.
(520) 797-3955 FAX
University of Arizona; Ph.D. in Geology, Major in Economic Geology, supervised by Dr. S.R. Titley. Minor in Mineralogy, supervised by Drs. J.W. Anthony and J. Ruiz. Dissertation title: Geology and Geochemistry of the Santa Eulalia Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico.
University of Texas at Austin, M.A., Geology, May, 1979. Thesis: "Geology of the Sierra Pastorias Caldera Area, Chihuahua, Mexico. Supervised by Drs. S.E. Clabaugh, and F.W. McDowell.
University of Texas at Austin, B.A. with Honors, Geology minor in Anthropology, August 1976.
President of IMDEX Inc. Privately held Arizona corporation formed to explore for precious metal and polymetallic deposits in Mexico. Vice President Minera Cascabel S.A. de C.V. Privately held Mexican corporation performing contract geotechnical services and exploration in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America
Consulting Geologist working with High-Temperature Carbonate-Hosted Base and Precious Metals Deposits.
Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona. Economic Geology, Analytical Techniques (including XRD, XRF, AA, Mass Spectroscopy and Microprobe use).
Exploration Geologist, Bear Creek Mining Company.
Evaluated gold and silver-bearing epithermal vein and replacement systems in volcanic and carbonate rocks in Mexico and the Western U.S.
Geologist, SAGE Associates Inc. Examined gold and silver-bearing epithermal vein systems hosted in volcanic rocks in the Western U.S. and Mexico.
Project Geologist, Noranda Exploration Inc. Evaluation of calderas and favorable stratigraphic units in Mid-Tertiary volcanic rocks in Southwest New Mexico for uranium deposits.
Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin. Taught five semesters of optical-petrology, crystallography, and mineralogy; and both field camps.
State of Arizona Registered Geologist
American Institute of Professional Geologists Certified
Society of Economic Geologists
Geological Society of America,
Mineralogical Society of America
American Institute of Mining Engineers
Arizona Geological Society
Association of Exploration Geochemists
Sociedad Geologica de Mexico
Sociedad Mineralogica de Mexico
Asociacion de Ingenieros de Minas, Metalurgia y Geologia de Mexico
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Born; July 18, 1952
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 220 lbs Health: excellent
Married, 3 children.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.
In press, Megaw, P.K.M., Carbonate-hosted Pb-Zn-Ag-Cu-Au replacement deposits: An exploration perspective: Mineralogical Association of Canada, Shortcourse notes, for Spring 1998 Quebec Meeting, 20p.
1997, Megaw, P.K.M., 1997, Chapter 13, Mexico: in, Barlow, F.J. ed., The F. John Barlow Mineral Collection: Sanco Publishing, Appleton WI, p. 329-352.
1996, Megaw, P.K.M., Barton, M.D., and Islas-Falce, J., Carbonate-hosted Lead-Zinc (Ag, Cu, Au) deposits of Northern Chihuahua, Mexico, in Sangster, D.F., ed.: Society of Economic Geologists, Special Publication No. 4, 1996, p. 277-289.
1995, Barton, M.D., Staude, J.M.G., Zurcher, L., and Megaw, P.K.M., Porphyry Copper and other intrusion-related mineralization in Mexico, in, Pierce, F.W., and Bolm, J.G. eds., Porphyry Copper Deposits of the America Cordillera: Arizona Geological Society Digest 20, p. 487-524.
1991-1992, Megaw, P.K.M., Translations of 1991 Regulations to the 1976 Mexican Mining Law, 1992 Mexican Mining Law, and 1992 Regulations to the 1992 Mexican Mining Law: IMDEX Inc., Tucson AZ.
1988, Megaw, P.K.M., Ruiz, J., and Titley, S.R., High-temperature, carbonate-hosted Pb-Zn-Ag (Cu) deposits of northern Mexico: Economic Geology, v. 83, p. 1856-1885.
1988 Megaw, P.K.M., Tectonic localization and controls on high-temperature, carbonate-hosted Ag-Pb-Zn deposits of Northern Mexico, in Kisvarsanyi, G., and Grant, S.K., eds., North American conference on tectonic control and the vertical and horizontal extent of ore systems. Proceedings volume: Rolla, Univ. of Missouri Press, p. 92-103.
1986, Clark, K.F., Megaw, P.K.M., and Ruiz, J., eds., Lead-
Zinc-Silver Carbonate-Hosted Deposits of Northern Mexico: Soc. Econ. Geologists Guidebook for Field Excursion, Nov. 13-17, 1986., 329p.
1986, Megaw, P.K.M., Geology and geological history of the Santa Eulalia Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico: in Clark and others, 1986, Soc. Econ. Geol. Guidebook for Field Excursion, Nov. 13-17, 1986, p. 213-232.
1986, Megaw, P.K.M., Ruiz, J., and Clark, K.F., High-temperature, carbonate-hosted base metal deposits of the Velardena, Naica, and Santa Eulalia districts, Northern Mexico- An overview and synthesis: in Clark and others, 1986, Soc. Econ. Geol. Guidebook for Field Excursion, Nov. 13-17, 1986., p. 279-300.
1986, Miranda-Gasca, M.A., and Megaw, P.K.M., Magmatic-hydrothermal
breccias and certain Silver-Lead-Zinc chimneys of the Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico: in, Clark and others, 1986, Soc. Econ. Geol. Guidebook for Field Excursion, Nov. 13-17, 1986., p. 255-278.
1985, Titley, S.R., and Megaw, P.K.M., Carbonate-Hosted Ores of the Western Cordillera; an Overview: A.I.M.E. Preprint #85-115 17p.
1985, Megaw, P.K.M., Geology and preliminary geochemical studies of the Santa Eulalia Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico Amer. Inst. Mining Engs./Soc. Econ. Geologists Annual Meeting Abst. New York, Feb 24-28th, 1985, p. 75.
1983, Maldonado, D.E., and Megaw, P.K.M., Geology of the Santa Eulalia Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico El Paso Geol. Soc. Guidebook for Fall Field Conference Oct. 7-9, 1983, p. 367-376.
1983, Megaw, P.K.M, and McDowell, F.W., Geology and Geochronology of the Sierra Pastorias Caldera Area, Chihuahua, Mexico: in El Paso Geol. Soc. Guide- book for Fall Field Conference Oct. 7-9, 1983 p. 195-204.
1981, Megaw, P.K.M., Volcanic Rocks of the Sierra Pastorias Caldera Area, Chihuahua, Mexico: in Goodell, P, and Waters, A. eds., Uranium in Volcanic and Volcaniclastic Rocks: A.A.P.G. Studies in Geology no. 13 p. 187-208