Clancy Wendt received his B.S. degree from San Diego State University in 1967.
He began his career at Stauffer Chemical and worked at various companies until returning to the University of Arizona where he obtained his M.S. degree in 1978.
After this he worked at Duval Corporation and other companies until becoming District Manager for Westmont Mining.
He is credited with the Mt. Hamilton gold/molybdenum discovery in Nevada and managed the programs which led to the discovery of other deposits in the Carlin Trend.
Mr. Wendt has been a consulting geologist since 1992, specializing in exploration and evaluation of mineral deposits.
He is a registered geologist in Arizona, British Columbia, Canada, and a Chartered Professional Geologist in Australia and is writes reports for various exchanges.
He is a member of SME, SEG, FAusIMM(CP), PDAC, a former Trustee of the NWMA and Member of the Board of Directors of the Mining Club of the Southwest.
In addition, Mr. Wendt is the recipient of the Presidents Award from the NWMA, the Ben F. Dickerson Award, and is a past President of the Geological Society of Nevada.
With over 39 years of gold and silver exploration in the Americas, Mr. Wendt
has been involved in the discovery of 12 gold deposits in Nevada alone, with total resources in excess of 17 million ounces Au.
Based in Reno, he
maintains an extensive database of precious metal exploration opportunities in Nevada and the surrounding Western states.