Pranjit Hazarika

Pranjit Hazarika

Department of Geological Science
Gauhati University
Guwahati 781 014, Assam, India.

Phone : 91+8145733599


  • Ore Geology
  • Geochemistry of hydrothermal minerals
  • Metamorphic Petrology
Currently working on determinations of elemental and isotopic compositions of tourmaline in the Pb-Zn and Cu-Au deposits of the Aravalli Delhi Fold Belt to evaluate source(s) of ore forming fluid(s), compositional fractionation in tourmaline in relation to ore genetic processes
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship by Natural Resources Canada (Geological Survey of Canada), 2016

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship by University of Johannesburg, 2016

  • DST-INSPIRE faculty award 2016 (Department of Science and Technology)

  • National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology) 2016

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for research fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, 2009

  • Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Summer Research Fellowship, 2010

  • National Merit Scholarship, Government of India, 2005

  • Represented India at Society of Economic Geology Foundation (SEGF) field trip to “Archean base and precious metal deposits, Southern Abitibi greenstone belt, Canada” from September 3-11, 2014

Articles published in Journals

  • 2017
    • Trace element geochemistry of pyrite and arsenopyrite: ore genetic implications for late Archean orogenic gold deposits in southern India. Hazarika, P., Mishra, B., and Pruseth, K.L. Mineralogical Magazine, 2017, 81, 661-678.
    • An improved EPMA analytical protocol for U-Th-Pbtotal dating inxenotime: Age constraints from polygenetic Mangalwar Complex,Northwestern India. Hazarika, P., Mishra, B.,Ozha, M.K., and Pruseth, K.L. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry, 2017, 77, 66-79.
  • 2016
    • Episodic tourmaline growth and reequilibration in mica-pegmatite from the Bihar Mica Belt, India: major and trace element variations under pegmatitic and hydrothermal conditions. Hazarika, P.,Upadhyay, D., and Pruseth, K.L. Geological Magazine, 2016, 154, 68-86.
    • Scheelite, apatite, calcite and tourmaline compositions from late Archean Hutti gold deposit: implications for analogous two stage ore fluids. Hazarika, P., Mishra, B., and Pruseth, K.L. Ore Geology Reviews, 2016, 72, 989-1003.
    • EPMA monazite geochronology of the basement and supracrustal rocks within the Pur-Banera basin, Rajasthan: Evidence of Columbia breakup in Northwestern India. Ozha, M.K., Mishra, B., Hazarika, P.Jeyagopal, A.V., Yadav, G.S. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences2016, 117, 284-303.
  • 2015
    • Rare greenockite (CdS) within the chromite–PGE association in the Bangur Gabbro, Baula-Nuasahi Complex, Eastern India. Mishra, B.,and Hazarika, P. Ore Geology Reviews, 2016, 72:1327-1334.
    • Neoarchean greenstone metamorphism in the eastern Dharwar craton, India: constraints from monazite U-Th-Pbtotal ages and P-T pseudosection calculations. Hazarika, P.,Pruseth, K.L., and Mishra, B. The Journal of Geology, 2015, 123, 429-461.
    • Diverse Tourmaline Compositions from Orogenic Gold Deposits in the Hutti-Maski Greenstone Belt, India: Implications for Sources of Ore-Forming Fluids. Hazarika, P., Mishra, B., and Pruseth, K.L. Economic Geology, 2015, 110, 337-353.
  • 2013
    • Multi-stage growth and invisible gold distribution in pyrite from the Kundarkocha sediment-hosted gold deposit, eastern India. Hazarika, P., Mishra, B.,Chinnasamy, S. S., and Bernhardt, H. J. Ore Geology Reviews, 2013, 55, 134-145.
    • Contrasting geochronological evolution of the Rajpura–Dariba and Rampura–Agucha metamorphosed Zn–Pb deposit, Aravalli–Delhi Belt, India. Hazarika, P.,Upadhyay, D., and Mishra, B. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2013, 73, 429-439.
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