John Arthurs

John Arthurs

Advisory Board Member 

John Arthurs is a Chartered Geologist with 54 years of professional experience in geological mapping and exploration in the mineral industry and government service.

Mr. Arthurs led the first geochemical survey of the Dalradian rocks in Northern Ireland during his tenure at the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, that yielded the first published indications of gold and the first modern description of the Dalradian structure and stratigraphy in the region, still used today. He subsequently conducted exploration in 15 countries for gold and base metal mining companies.

Mr. Arthurs was Director of the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, advising government on earth science policy, surveys, minerals legislation and licencing.


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