Dr Martin Clark

MartinClarkPhoto E: clarkmd@ufs.ac.za 

Research interests

  • Brittle deformation in the upper crust
  • Structural controls on mineral deposits
  • 2-D and 3-D spatial and structural analysis methods


Clark, M.D., Riller, U., 2018.  3-D kinematic restoration of the eastern Sudbury Igneous Complex, Canada, and its importance for Cu-Ni-PGE sulphide exploration.  Ore Geology Reviews, 101, 199-210.

Clark, M.D., Riller, U., 2017.  Reply to Sperner and Zweigel’s comment on “Significance to first-order faults in folding mechanically isotropic layers: Evidence from the Sudbury Basin, Canada”.  Journal of Structural Geology, accepted.

Riller, U., Clark, M.D., Daxberger, H., Doman, D., Lenauer, I., Plath, S., Santimano, T., 2017. Fault-slip inversions: their importance in terms of strain, heterogeneity and kinematics of brittle deformation. Journal of Structural Geology 101, 80-95.

Clark, M.D., Riller, U., 2017. Significance of first-order faults in folding mechanically isotropic layers: evidence from the Sudbury Basin, Canada.  Journal of Structural Geology 95, 113-126.

Clark, M.D., Riller, U., Morris, W.A., 2012. Upper-crustal, basement involved folding in the East Range of the Sudbury Basin, Ontario, inferred from paleomagnetic data and spatial analysis of mafic dykes.  Canadian Journal of Earth Science 49(9), 1005-1017.

Dr Emmylou Kotzé

About me
Native of the city of Bloemfontein and a proud Kovsie. Explorer and writer.

Emmylou Kotze

Doctoral thesis

Kotzé, E. (2019). The mobility of platinum-group elements in humic acid under surficial weathering conditions: an experimental study. Hannover: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität, Diss., 2019, 129p. https://doi.org/10.15488/9247.

Research interests

Unconventional ore deposits, including ultramafic complexes and their weathering products; geochemistry; modelling ore processes in the surface environment.


Kotzé, E. & Gauert, C. (2020). PGE distribution in the chromitite layers at Eastern Chrome Mine, Eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa: a descriptive study with comparison of EPMA and ICP-MS methods for detection of trace PGEs in base metal sulphide. South African Journal of Geology 123(4), pp. 551-572. https://doi.org/10.25131/sajg.123.0033.

Kotzé, E., Schuth, S., Goldmann, S., Winkler, B., Botcharnikov, R.E. & Holtz, F. (2019). The mobility of palladium and platinum in the presence of humic acids: an experimental study. Chemical Geology 514, pp. 65-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.03.028.

Gauert, C.D.K., Kotze, E., Beukes, J.J., &Giebel, H. (2013). Reef disturbances of Critical Zone rocks of the eastern Bushveld Complex in the vicinity of the Steelpoort fault, South Africa – petrogenetic implications. In: Mineral Deposit Research for a High-tech World, Volume 3. Jonsson, E. et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th biennial SGA meeting, Uppsala, Sweden: 989-992.


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