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Patricia Durance

Adjunct Research Associate, Monash University

Patricia Durance has research interests in subduction zone volcanism, ore deposit formation of precious and critical metals, and the mining life cycle.

She received her Ph D from the Monash University, Melbourne, and also studied at the University of Tasmania, the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

She works as a Minerals Geologist at GNS Science, in New Zealand, and is an Adjunct Research Associate at Monash University's School of Geosciences.


  • 2013–present
    Mineral Geologist, Researcher, GNS Science, New Zealand
  • 2009–present
    Adjunct Research Associate, Monash University


  • 2009 
    Monash University, Ph.D., Geochemistry, Igneous Petrology