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Pedro Jugo

Pedro Jugo

Associate Professor | Director

Harquail School of Earth Sciences
Science, Engineering and Architecture
B-8021 Sudbury Campus


  PhD 2003 - Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada)

MSc 1997 - Geology (University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A)

BSc 1993 - Geological Engineering (Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela)

Academic Appointments

  ↵​       2012-present Associate Professor, Laurentian University

2006-2012 Assistant Professor, Laurentian University

2004-2006 Post-doctoral Fellow, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

2003-2004 Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Alberta

On The Web

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Harquail School of Earth Sciences
Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC)


Origin of Pt, Pd, Au mineralization (orthomagmatic deposists)

Geochemistry of highly siderophile elements (Ru, Rh, Pd, Re, Os, Ir, Pt, Au) in magmatic systems

Geochemistry of metalloids (Se, As, Sb, Te, Bi) and implications for the occurrence of precious metal minerals (PMM) 

Genesis of orthomagmatic and hydrothermal ore deposits

Behavior of sulfur in magmatic systems


  • Teaching

    GEOL 1006 Introductory Geology I

    GEOL 1021 Introduction to Earth Sciences I

    GEOL 2127 Optical Mineralogy

    GEOL 3206 Igneous Petrology

    GEOL 4206 Advanced Igneous Petrology

    GEOL 5007 and GEOL 6007 Graduate Seminar in Earth Sciences

    GEOL 5206 Topics in Igneous Petrology