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With a background in applied mineralogy and geochemistry, Azam has expertise in conducting petrological, mineral deposits, and environmental research. She is seeking opportunities to leverage her expertise to enhance understanding of geological phenomena and global and regional geodynamics. In addition, her research is a step forward towards applied geosciences, in particular, mineral deposit exploration and geo-agriculture. Finally, she is experiencing novel teaching approaches in Earth Sciences.

Publications

Publications 
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., 2022, Porphyry-Epithermal Metallogenic Belts of Ecuador: A New Frontier in Exploration for Copper and Gold, (Published proceeding article, SGA conference), 
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., 2021, Pyrite composition as an exploration tool for volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits, ProEXPLO, Peru [Talk, Published proceeding article].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R., McClenaghan, S.H., and Walker, J.A., 2019, Chlorite-White Mica Pairs’ Composition as a Micro-Chemical Guide to Fingerprint Massive Sulfide Deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada. Minerals, v. 9(2), p. 125. Minerals IF 2.380.
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Micro-Geochemical Research in Mineral Exploration, Case study of massive sulfides of Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada. 1st Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences, (CAJG), Hammamet, Tunisia, 2018, Springer. Arabian Journal of Geosciences IF 1.24.
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Walker, J.A., 2018, Patterns of fluid- mobile element incorporation in sulfides from the volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, v. 56 (5), 745-761. The Canadian Mineralogist IF 1.398.
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., and Walker, J.A., 2018, Quantification of fluid-mobile elements in white mica by LA-ICP-MS: a potential microchemical vectoring tool in VMS exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 188, 290-307. IF 3.352. 
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Lentz, D.R., and Walker, J.A., 2018, Assessment of pyrite composition by LA-ICP-MS techniques from massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: from textural and chemical evolution to its  application as a vectoring tool for the exploration of VMS deposits. Ore Geology Reviews. 92, 656-671. Ore Geology Reviews IF 3.868. 
- McFarlane, C.R.M., Soltani Dehnavi, A., and Lentz, D.R., 2016, Pb-Isotopic Study of Galena by LA-Q-ICP-MS: Testing a New Methodology with Applications to Base-Metal Sulfide Deposits. Minerals, 6, 96; doi: 10.3390/min6030096. Minerals IF 2.380. 
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., 2015, LA-ICP-MS analysis of volatile-trace elements in massive sulfides and host rocks of selected VMS deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick: methodology and application to exploration, In: Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4: Contributions to the Understanding of Volcanogenic Massive sulfide Deposit Genesis and Exploration Methods Development, (eds.) J.M. Peter and P. Mercier- Langevin; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7853.
 
Conference Presentations
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Krawczynski, M., 2022, El Reventador: An unusual active volcano in the back-arc of Ecuador, Goldschmidt conference, Hawaii, US [Submitted Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., 2022, Two metallogenic belts in Northern Ecuador: Geology overview and field relationship to mineralization systems, SEG conference, Denver, Colorado, US [Submitted Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., 2021, Critical Metal Distribution and Partitioning between CoExisting Sulfides of the Massive Sulfide Deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada, Goldschmidt conference, Lyon, FR, [Accepted Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Mineral Geochemistry Research: New Insights into Ore-genesis and Exploration, SEG conference, Santiago, Chile, 2019 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., Walker, J.A., 2017, Tell-tale minerals from massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada and their application in geochemical exploration approaches. Goldschmidt conference, Paris, FR, August, 2017 [Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Lentz, D.R, 2017, LA-ICP-MS systematics in sulfides: challenges, developments, and perspectives. AGS conference, Fredericton, NB, CA [Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., 2015, Volatile-Element Haloes of Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada: Implications of Mineral Micro-Chemical Vectors by Laser Ablation ICP-MS Systematics in VMS Exploration. SEG conference, TAS, AUS [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Rahbari, H., 2015, Persian Turquoise of Neyshabour Mine, NE, Iran: Implication for Mineral Chemical Variations and Genesis. SEG conference, TAS, AUS [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., 2015, Sulfide compositional systematics using LA-ICP-MS: insights into distribution of volatile elements and application in VMS exploration. SGA conference, Nancy, FR [Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., 2015, Pyrite: fool’s gold or not? Insights into the VMS deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp and potential use as vectoring tool in exploration of VMS deposits. Goldschmidt conference, Prague, CZ, August, 2015 
[Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., 2015, Trace element systematics of the footwall and hanging wall alteration associated with volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Developing LA-ICP-MS methodology for phyllosilicates and its application as geochemical vectoring tool in VMS deposit exploration. AGU-GAC-MAC conference, Montreal, QB, May 2015 [Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Lentz, D.R, 2015, White mica chemistry by in situ LA-ICP-MS techniques: variation of volatile trace elements and its application in VMS deposit exploration. AGU-GAC-MAC conference, Montreal, QB, May 2015 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., and McClenaghan, S.H., 2014, In situ LA- ICP-MS systematics for quantitative volatile trace-element measurement in sulfide minerals: from developing methodology to its application in the case study of massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada, Exploration, Mining and Petroleum New Brunswick conference, Fredericton, NB, November 2014 [Poster, Published Abstract]
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R., and McClenaghan, S.H., 2014, Variations in phyllosilicate mineral chemistry from the massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: LA-ICP-MS systematics and its application in determination of volatile trace-element suite applicable in VMS exploration, Exploration, Mining and Petroleum New Brunswick conference, Fredericton, NB, November 2014 [Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M., Interpreting volatile traceelement signatures in volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Evidence from a LA-ICP-MS study on sulfide minerals, Goldschmidt conference,  Sacramento, US, June 2014 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R., and McClenaghan, S.H., 2014, Variation in sulfide mineral chemistry in massive sulfide deposits, Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Implication for measuring volatile trace-elements by LA-ICP-MS and its application as a vectoring tool for the exploration of VMS deposits, GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Fredericton, NB, May 2014 [Talk, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., and McClenaghan, S.H., 2014, LAICP-MS trace-element study of pyrite from massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Determination of volatile trace-element contents in pyrite and its application as a vectoring tool for the exploration of VMS deposits, GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Fredericton, NB, May 2014 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, and Lentz, D.R., 2013, Sulfide mineral chemistry from the massive sulfide deposits of Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: implication for volatile traceelements distribution and developing the trace-element exploration vectoring tool, Exploration, Mining and Petroleum New Brunswick conference, Fredericton, NB, November 2013 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., McClenaghan, S.H., and Lentz, D.R., 2013, In situ LA- ICP-MS of sulfide minerals in VMS deposits throughout the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada: volatile trace-element contents and distribution with  implications for their syngenetic to polyphase metamorphic history: Society of Economic Geologists Geoscience for Discovery 2013, Whistler, Canada, September 24-27 2013. [Poster, ePoster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C., 2012, New insight into the massive sulfide deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick: implication for volatileelement signatures like Cd, Sb, Tl, As, and Hg elements in massive sulfide, Exploration, 
Mining and Petroleum New Brunswick conference, Fredericton, NB, November 4-6, 2012 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Rahbari, H.*, Khalatbari-jafari, M., Geochemistry and geodynamic setting of granitic gneisses in Belqeis Mountain, NW Iran, Goldschmidt conference, Sacramento, US, June 2014 [Poster, Published Abstract].
- Soltani Dehnavi, A., Ghorbani, M.R., Rashidnejad Omran, N., 2009, Occurrence of the Nbenriched basaltic andesites, NW Neyshabur, Iran, 23th symposium of geoscience, Iran, [Poster in Farsi, Published Abstract].

Professional Information

Memberships
- [2014-present] EAG (European Association of Geochemistry)
- [2013-2015] GAC-MAC (Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada)
- [2013-2014] PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada)
- [2012-present] SEG student chapter at UNB
- [2012-present] SEG (Society of Economic Geologists)
- [2012-2017] AGES (Association of Graduate Earth Scientists)
- [2000-2005] Scientific Society at the Geology Department at the University of Isfahan

Education/Academic qualification

Economic Geology and Applied Geochemistry, Ph.D., Volatile-element signatures of volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada, University of New Brunswick

20122017

Igneous Petrology, Master of Science, Petrology and Geochemistry of Tertiary volcanic rocks from NE of Iran, Tarbiat Modares University

20072010

Geology, Bachelor of Science, University of Isfahan

20002004

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