Dr Carolin Kresse

Dr Carolin Kresse

Mineral Commodity Geologist

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3373

E-mail Dr Carolin Kresse


  • 2018 – ongoing : Mineral Commodity Geologist, British Geological Survey
  • 2014 –2018 : PhD Economic Geology: Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • 2012 : Research assistant at the University of Atacama, Copiapó, Chile
  • 2010 –2014 : MSc Mineralogy/Economic Geology: TU Bergakademie Freiberg - University of Resources, Germany and KGHM/Poland
  • 2007 –2010 : BSc Geology/Mineralogy: TU Bergakademie Freiberg - University of Resources, Germany

Key papers

  • Kresse, C, Lobato, L M, e Silva, R C F, Hagemann, S G, Banks, D, and Vitorino, A. 2019. Fluid signature of the shear-zone controlled Veio de Quartzo ore body in the world-class BIF-hosted Cuiabá gold deposit, Archaean Rio das Velhas greenstone belt, Brazil: A fluid inclusion study. Mineralium Deposita
  • Kresse, C, Lobato, L M, Hagemann, S G, and e Silva, R C F. 2018. Sulfur isotope and metal variations in sulfides in the BIF-hosted orogenic Cuiabá gold deposit, Brazil: Implications for the hydrothermal fluid evolution. Ore Geology Reviews, 98, 1-27.
  • Kresse, C, Degler, R, Fleck, A, and Novo, T A. 2016. Project Trianglo Mineiro: Mapping of the Paraná basin in the state of Minas Gerais, Folha Frutal Scale 1:100.000, CODEMIG.

Research interests

  • Ore mineral deposits - formation processes
  • Geochemical exploration methods
  • Critical raw materials


  • Ore mineralogy
  • LA-ICP-MS geochemistry of sulfides and oxides
  • Fluid inclusion analyses
  • Isotope geochemistry
  • Mineralogical studies using SEM and EMPA
  • German and Portuguese speaker