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Dr. Murray W. Hitzman

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Professor of Economic Geology

Phone: (303) ***-****  
Email: m***@***.edu
Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St
Golden , Colorado 80401
United States

Company Description: Colorado School of Mines is a public research university internationally recognized for its leadership in engineering, applied science and related disciplines, with...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. , Geology
    Stanford University
  • Bachelor of Arts , Geology
    Dartmouth College
  • Bachelor of Arts , Anthropology
    Dartmouth College
  • Master of Science , Geology
    University of Washington
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"There's a whole bunch of wells ...
www.news-record.com, 15 June 2012 [cached]
"There's a whole bunch of wells that have been drilled, let's say for wastewater and the number of events have been pretty small," said report chairman Murray Hitzman, a professor of economic geology at the Colorado School of Mines. "Is it a huge problem?
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That can then affect the pore pressure of the soil and that's what helps keep faults from moving, Hitzman said.
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Hitzman said it's still too early to tell whether those recent quakes would have changed the report's conclusions.
TEAL Exploration & Mining Incorporated - Directors & Officers
www.tealmining.com, 30 Mar 2009 [cached]
Dr. Murray Hitzman(4) Director Head of the Geology and Geological Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines
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Hardie, Hitzman and Jones who will be appointed contemporaneously with the closing of the Offering.
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Dr. Murray Hitzman
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Murray Hitzman has 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He joined the faculty of the Colorado School of Mines in June 1996 where he is currently the Charles Fogarty Professor of Economic Geology. From 2002 until his resignation in August 2007, Murray served as the head of the Geology and Geological Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines. From 1994 to 1996, Murray worked with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Prior to that, he was the general manager of Chevron Mineral Corporation. Since April 1996, he has been a director of Mansfield Minerals, a company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Murray holds bachelor degrees in anthropology and geology from Dartmouth College, a master in geology from the University of Washington, a doctorate from Stanford University and an environmental management certificate from George Washington University. He is a certified professional geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (United States), a registered European geologist with the Federation of European Geologists and a registered environmental manager with the National Registry of Environmental Professionals (United States).
Cardero Resource Corp. - News Releases - Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Cardero Board - Mon Oct 20, 2014
www.cardero.com, 20 Oct 2014 [cached]
Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Cardero Board Cardero Resource Corp. - News Releases - Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Cardero Board - Mon Oct 20, 2014
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Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Cardero Board Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") is extremely pleased to announce that that Dr. Murray W. Hitzman has agreed to join the Company's board of directors immediately to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Michael W. Kinley, C.A.
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Dr. Hitzman joins the board following corporate developments which began on October 31, 2005 whereby Mr. G. Ross McDonald C.A. resigned as Chief Financial Officer as a consequence of the merger of his accounting practice with that of Smythe Ratcliffe, C.A., the Company's auditors. The Company would like to take this opportunity to thank Ross for his invaluable experience, dedication and hard work on behalf of the Company during his tenure as Chief Financial Officer.
Dr. Hitzman is one of the world's foremost authorities on Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) deposits. In 1992 Dr. Hitzman co-authored the seminal paper on IOCGs prior to publishing one of the first papers on the origin of the giant Olympic Dam IOCG deposit in 1993. Dr Hitzman has worked in all of the major global IOCG districts including Cardero's frontier Baja IOCG Belt.
Following a recent examination of the San Fernando property by Dr. Hitzman, he concluded that "San Fernando is comparable in terms of alteration style and intensity to the Candelaria deposit in Chile. The drilling results at San Fernando are very encouraging for further exploration within the district.".
Dr. Hitzman's resume is summarized below:
MURRAY W. HITZMAN
Charles Franklin Fogarty Professor of Economic Geology Colorado School of Mines
Murray Hitzman received BA degrees in Earth Science and Anthropology from Dartmouth College in 1976, an MS in geology from the University of Washington, Seattle in 1978, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1983. Dr Hitzman began work in the mining industry with Anaconda in 1976 at the Yerington porphyry copper mine in Nevada and subsequently worked for Anaconda in Alaska from 1977 through 1982. From 1982 through 1993, Dr. Hitzman worked throughout the world for Chevron Resources Company and initiated and managed base and precious metal exploration projects in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Spain, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Tanzania, Canada, and the United States. In 1990 he discovered the Lisheen zinc-lead-silver deposit in Ireland. From 1990 though 1993, Dr. Hitzman was manager of the Lisheen project guiding it through exploration and pre-feasibility, including engineering and environmental studies.
In 1993, Dr. Hitzman was named Geological Society of America Congressional Fellow and served from September, 1993 to August, 1994, on the staff of U.S.
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Dr. Hitzman was named Executive Branch Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement for Science/Sloan Foundation during 1994. As the Executive Branch Fellow he served as a senior policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from September, 1994 through March, 1996 specializing in natural resource, environmental, and geoscience issues. In June, 1996, Dr. Hitzman became the Charles F. Fogarty Professor of Economic Geology at the Colorado School of Mines, and in 2002 was named Head of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. He was awarded the Society of Economic Geologists Silver Medal in 1999 and served as President of the Society during 2005. In 2004, Dr. Hitzman was named as the Chair of the Committee on Earth Resources for the U.S. National Research Council.
"With his world-class expertise on IOCG's and distinguished international reputation amongst major mining companies, Dr. Hitzman is a very significant addition to Cardero," stated Henk Van Alphen, president.
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"Dr. Hitzman's knowledge and experience will play a key role in the subsequent exploration phases of the Baja IOCG district."
The Company further announces that, pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, it has granted to Dr. Hitzman an incentive stock option to purchase up to 200,000 shares in the capital stock of the Company.
Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins ...
www.24hgold.com, 7 Aug 2011 [cached]
Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Tsodilo Resources Limited Board ...
Tsodilo Resources Limited ...
www.carlsononline.com, 22 July 2011 [cached]
Tsodilo Resources Limited Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Tsodilo Resources Limited Board of Directors
IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE Toronto, ON July 22, 2011 FSC / Press Release Dr. Murray W. Hitzman Joins Tsodilo Resources Limited Board of Directors Toronto, Ontario CANADA, July 22, 2011 /FSC/ - Tsodilo Resources Limited (TSD - TSX Venture)("Tsodilo" or the "Company") is extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Murray W. Hitzman has agreed to join the Company's board of directors effective July 25, 2011. Dr. Hitzman is one of the world's foremost authorities on Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) deposits. In 1992, Dr. Hitzman co-authored the seminal paper on IOCGs prior to publishing one of the first papers on the origin of the giant Olympic Dam IOCG deposit in 1993. Following a recent on-site examination of the Company's core at its facility in Maun, Botswana, Dr. Hitzman, concluded that "the Tsodilo property in northwest Botswana holds incredible potential for the near term discovery of valuable iron, copper, gold, and uranium resources. I very much look forward to working with Tsodilo's management to unlock the value of this exciting area." Dr. Hitzman's resume is summarized below: Murray W. Hitzman received BA degrees in Earth Science and Anthropology from Dartmouth College in 1976, an MS in geology from the University of Washington, Seattle in 1978, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1983 and a certificate in Environmental Management from George Washington University (1995). Dr Hitzman began work in the mining industry with Anaconda in 1976 at the Yerington porphyry copper mine in Nevada and subsequently worked for Anaconda in Alaska from 1977 through 1982. From 1982 through 1993, Dr. Hitzman worked throughout the world for Chevron Resources Company and initiated and managed base and precious metal exploration projects in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Spain, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Tanzania, Canada, and the United States. He was largely responsible for the Lisheen Zn-Pb-Ag deposit discovery in Ireland (1990) and served as manager of the project (1990 - 1993) guiding it through exploration and pre-feasibility, including engineering and environmental studies. In 1993, Dr. Hitzman was named Geological Society of America Congressional Fellow and served from September, 1993 to August, 1994, on the staff of U.S.
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Dr. Hitzman was named Executive Branch Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement for Science / Sloan Foundation during 1994. As the Executive Branch Fellow he served as a senior policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from September, 1994 through March, 1996, specializing in natural resource, environmental, and geoscience issues. In June, 1996, Dr. Hitzman became the Charles F. Fogarty Professor of Economic Geology at the Colorado School of Mines, and in 2002 was named Head of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. He was awarded the Society of Economic Geologists Silver Medal in 1999 and served as President of the Society during 2005. In 2004, Dr. Hitzman was named as the Chair of the Committee on Earth Resources for the U.S. National Research Council. "With his world-class expertise on IOCG complexes and his extensive knowledge of the Copperbelt (Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo) as well as having a distinguished international reputation as an economic geologist amongst major mining companies, Dr. Hitzman is a very significant addition to Tsodilo," stated James M. Bruchs, Chairman and CEO.
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"Dr. Hitzman's knowledge and experience will play a key role as we move into our Phase II exploration program and begin to define our various mineral deposits, it is a very exciting time for the Company and I am excited to have Dr. Hitzman on board as we go forward " according to Dr. Mike de Wit, President and CEO.
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The Company further announces that in terms of the Stock Option Plan of the Company and a policy adopted by the board of directors in September 2002, 100,000 stock options were granted to Dr. Hitzman at CDN $1.19 per common share.
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