Director, Mineral Deposit Research Unit
Gold Deposit Models, Targeting & Exploration (MDRU)
Craig Hart has more than 25 years of experience mapping and evaluating the regional geological settings of mineral districts in the Cordillera, mostly with the Yukon Geological Survey. Craig has expertise in arc environments and evaluating porphyry, epithermal, intrusion-related and orogenic gold systems, and metallogenic studies of districts in North America and Asia. He provides advanced ore deposit and mineral exploration training to students and industry, has given presentations and short courses throughout the world, and consults to a range of major and junior explorers. Dr. Hart was awarded the Geological Association of Canada Boldy Award for the best mineral deposit-related presentation in 2005, and was the SEG Distinguished Lecturer of the Society of Economic Geologists in 2010. In 2016 Craig led his team to 5th place in the Integra Gold Rush Challenge.