Dr. James Stratford, Geologist

Geological consulting by James Stratford Ph.D (Dubl.), PGeo, EurGeol.
Connect via linkedin.com/in/jstratford/

Mineral districts I’ve been involved with through exploration and research:
– The Caledonian-Appalachian Orogen
– The Birimian Gold District, Mali 
– The Zambian Copperbelt 
– The East Finland Kimberlite Cluster
– The Kao Kimberlite Cluster, Lesotho
– Western Australia (base metals)
Consulting projects pursued in Ireland, the UK, the Channel Islands, Poland, Switzerland, Finland, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey, principally in mineral deposit modelling and science communication.

Ph.D, Trinity College Dublin and the Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG; Raw Materials Group):
– Stratford, J. (2020) ‘The petrography and geochemistry of pyrite-hosted orogenic gold deposits in the Grampian Terrane of north-west Ireland and Scotland’. http://www.tara.tcd.ie/handle/2262/93872

Publications:
– Stratford, J., and McClenaghan, S.H. (2019) Geochemical paragenesis of pyrite associated with orogenic gold at Curraghinalt, Northern Ireland. Proceedings of the 15th SGA Biennial Meeting, 27-30 August 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, 655-658
– Hitzman, M., Kaeter, D., Doran, A., Boland, M., Zhou, L., Drejing-Carroll, D., Tsuruoka, S., Johnson, S., Burke, S., Stratford, J., Brady, A., McAuliffe, F. (2020). Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Minerals Sector: A Real Time Survey. SEG Discovery, 122, 26-33.
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/James-Stratford

Accreditations and societies:
– Professional Geologist; Institute of Geologists of Ireland (2014- )
– European Geologist; European Federation of Geologists (2014- )
– Member; Society of Economic Geologists (2012- ) 

About Stratford Geoservices Ltd:
The company was set up in 2014 in Dublin, Ireland, to provide contract technical services to clients in the mineral exploration sector. CRO no. 540693.