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Igneous and Metamorphic Studies Group

 The 11th Igneous & Metamorphic Studies Group Meeting

2nd Circular

Hosted by Wits University at Kopjeskraal Guest Farm (Parys)

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The School of Geosciences at Wits University will host the 2019 IMSG in the World Heritage Site of the Vredefort Impact Structure. We look forward to stimulating scientific discussion in a meeting aimed at showcasing South Africa's postgraduate students and the country's diversity of scientific research.

Conference Schedule:

Sunday 13 January 2019

12 pm onwards         Arrival

1- 4 pm                    Field Trip 1

5pm onwards            Welcome drinks


Monday - Tuesday 14-15 Jan

8 am - 4 pm              Science sessions

5-7pm                       Beer and Posters

7pm                           Dinner


Wednesday 16 Jan

8am-3pm                    Field Trip

3pm                            Departure


Field Trip 1

Traverse through the Archaean Basement Complex and the Dominion and Lower West Rand Groups on the Kopjeskraal Farm.


Field Trip 2

Visits to the Archaean Basement Complex TTGs, spherulitic impact melt dyke, granulite TTGs (charnockites) & UHT impact-induced metamorphism in the centre of the Vredefort Dome


See the 2nd Circular above for further details