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Roberto is a geoscientist with interest in continental evolution with particular focus on deformation, magmatism, fluid flow and gold mineralization. He currently has resesarch projects in the Indian Himalayas, the Argentinian Andes, South Australia and the Yilgarn Craton. More about his research can be found on his webpage: (best with Firefox).


  • Gold
  • Granites
  • Melting
  • Extraction
  • Lower Crust
  • Transport
  • Magmas
  • Lavas
  • Structural Geology
  • Extension

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Projects 2004 2017

Collaborative facility for high resolution fabrication, imaging, and characterisation for nanostructured materials

Etheridge, J., Abbott, D., Bhargava, S., Bhaskaran, M., Bilek, M., Caruso, R., Cheng, Y., Friend, J., Fumeaux, C., Funston, A. M., Juodkazis, S., Kuhlmey, B., Lapine, M., McArthur, S., McCulloch, D., Mulvaney, P., Prawer, S., Tachibana, Y. & Weinberg, R. F.

Australian Research Council (ARC)


Project: Research

Research Output 2000 2017

Late Jurassic, high Ba–Sr Linglong granites in the Jiaodong Peninsula, East China: lower crustal melting products in the eastern North China Craton

Yang, L-Q., Dilek, Y., Wang, Z-L., Weinberg, R. & Liu, Y. 26 Jan 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Geological Magazine. 23 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thermochronologic constrains on the processes of formation and exhumation of the Xinli orogenic gold deposit, Jiaodong Peninsula, eastern China

Zhang, L., Yang, L. Q., Wang, Y., Weinberg, R., An, P. & Chen, B. Y. Mar 2017 In : Ore Geology Reviews. 81, 1, p. 140-153 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Contrasting magmatic structures between small plutons and batholiths emplaced at shallow crustal level (Sierras de Córdoba, Argentina)

Pinotti, L. P., D'Eramo, F. J., Weinberg, R. F., Demartis, M., Tubía, J. M., Coniglio, J. E., Radice, S., Maffini, M. N. & Aragón, E. 1 Nov 2016 In : Journal of Structural Geology. 92, p. 46-58 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Convection in a partially molten metasedimentary crust? Insights from the El Oro complex (Ecuador)

Riel, N., Mercier, J. & Weinberg, R. 2016 In : Geology. 44, 1, p. 31-34 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle