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BSc Honours 2021

Phomelelo Phasha

Thesis Title: Petrology and Chemistry of the New Basaltic Martian Meteorite NWA 13327: Constraining Volcanism on Mars

Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Howarth

Email: phspho002@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Amethyst

 

 

 


Joshua Munro

Thesis Title: Oxygen Isotopes of the Phalaborwa Complex

Supervisor: Prof. Chris Harris

Email:1munrojoshua@gmail.com

Favourite Mineral:  Pigeonite

 

 

 


Sisipho Kasa

Thesis Title: Petrogenesis of a selected Monogenetic centres, Northern Chile.

Supervisor: Dr Petrus Le Roux

Email:ksxsis001@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral: Stephanite

 

 


Gcinamahlubi Hadebe

Thesis Title: The Geological Context of a Fossil Termite Nest site in the Gamka Valley (near Calitzdorp, South Africa)

Supervisors: Dr Miengah Abrahams and Dr Robert Muir

Email:hdbgci001@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Sillimanite

 

 

 


Nhlamuselo Ngoveni

Thesis Title: Melting processses of Mafic Granulites

Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Johann Diener

Email:ngvnhl002@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Diamond

 

 

 

 

 


Neo Seloi

Thesis Title: Exploring Rare-Earth Elements in Marine Shells

Supervisor: Dr Rosalie Tostevin

Email:slxneo001@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Zircon

 

 

 

 


Joshua Van Blerk

Thesis Title: Oxygen Isotopes in Kimberlite Olivine Megacrysts

Supervisor: Dr Geoffrey Howarth

Email: vbljos002@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Glaucophane

 

 


Tumi Christopher Mogadime

Thesis Title: Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of the Kheishoe Carbonatite, Southern Namibia.

Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Phil Janney

Email:mgdchr003@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Pyrite

 

 

 


Anza Ramagadane

Thesis Title: Assessment of Seismic Hazard models in South Africa

Supervisor: Dr Alastair Sloan

Email:rmganz001@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Quartz

 

 

 


Malebo Marope 

Thesis Title: O and H isotopes in Mn deposits at Table Mountain

Supervisor: Prof. Chris Harris

Email:malebomarope@gmail.com

Favourite Mineral:  Magnetite

 

 

 

 


Senate Marakabei

Thesis Title: Oxygen and Carbon Geochemistry of the Salpeterkop Carbonatites

Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Phil Janney

Co-supervisor: Prof. Chris Harris

Email:mrksen001@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Amethyst Quartz

 

 

 


Wade Van Zyl

Thesis Title: Petrogenetic Processes involved in the generation of the Sub-Continental Lithospheric Mantle

Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Johann Diener

Email:vzywad001@myuct.ac.za

Favourite Mineral:  Staurolite

 

 


Loyce Mpangala

Thesis Title: Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of the Kalkkop Palaeolake deposits

Supervisor: Dr Robyn Pickering

Co-supervisor: Dr Kelly Kirsten

Email:mpangalaloyce@gmail.com

Favourite Mineral:  Tanzanite