Dr. Patrick Krolop

 

 

Contact

Dr. Patrick Krolop (B.Sc., M.Sc.)

Research Engineer

Luossavaara Kiirunavaara AB (publ)

Process and Product Development

Kirunavaaravägen 1

SAKLab

SE-98186 Kiruna

Tel.      +46 (0)70-3024564

patrick1 [dot] krolopat1kab [dot] com


 

 

Curriculum vitae

Since               Research Engineer at LKAB

09/2021           Process mineralogy, exploration, and genesis of iron oxide-apatite deposits, Supervision of thesis works and junior personnel

08/2016 –        Research Scientist at TUBAF

08/2021           Focus on the characterization of the Per Geijer iron ores at Kiruna, northern Sweden, Genesis of Kiruna-type iron-oxide apatite deposits (IOA) Focus on the genesis of hydrothermal Sb-mineralization in Thuringia, Germany

                        Member of the BMBF-funded “DESMEX” project

 

 

Education

 Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude) in Economic Geology, (2018 – 2022) at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg. Doctoral Thesis: The Per Geijer iron ore deposits in northern Sweden.

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Thomas Seifert and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schulz (TUBAF), Dr. Kari Niiranen (LKAB)

M.Sc. in Economic Geology, (2014 – 2016) at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

Master Thesis: Petrological, mineralogical, and geochemical characterization of the Dales Gorge banded iron formation, Mt.Wall, Western Australia

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Jens Gutzmer (TUBAF), Dr. Hilke Dalstra (Rio Tinto) 

B.Sc. in Geology/Mineralogy, (2010-2014) at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

Bachelor Thesis: Petrography of the „Katzenhans“-Eclogite near Crottendorf, Western Erzgebirge

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schulz (TUBAF), Dr. Kurt Goth (LfULG)

 

 

Research Interests

Genesis of iron-oxide apatite (IOA) and IOCG deposits

Process mineralogy

Genesis of antimony deposits

Geology and genesis of high-grade iron ore

Hydrothermal alteration in BIF

Fluid and melt inclusion research on minerals

 

 

Teaching Experience

Seminar (partly) – Basics in Economic Geology (BSc)

Seminar (partly) – Ore Deposits and Economic Geology (MBA)

Lecture (partly) – Metallogeny of Mineral Deposits (MSc)

Lecture (partly) – Economic Geology for IMRE (MSc)

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., and Seifert T., 2022. Process Mineralogical Assessment of the Grinding Products of the Per Geijer Iron Oxide-Apatite Deposits. Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, DOI: 10.1080/08827508.2021.2023519.

Krolop P., 2021. Die Per Geijer Eisenerzlagerstätten von LKAB. stahl und eisen, p. 20-21.

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Seifert T., 2021. Liberation characteristics of comminuted ore types of the Per Geijer iron-oxide apatite deposits. Proceedings Iron Ore 2021, p. 333-340.

Krolop, P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht, S., Schulz, B., Oelze M., and Seifert, T. (in revision). Trace element geochemistry of iron oxides from the Per Geijer apatite iron ores in the Kiruna district, northern Sweden: Implications for ore genesis and a potential product portfolio. Ore Geology Reviews

Krolop P., Jantschke A., Gilbricht S., Niiranen K., and Seifert T., 2019. Mineralogical Imaging for Characterization of the Per Geijer Apatite Iron Ores in the Kiruna District, Northern Sweden: A Comparative Study of Mineral Liberation Analysis and Raman Imaging. Minerals, 9(9), 544; DOI 10.3390/min9090544.

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Seifert T., 2019. Ore type characterization of the Per Geijer iron ore deposits in Kiruna, Northern Sweden. Proceedings Iron Ore 2019, p. 343-353.

Burisch, M., Hartmann, A., Bach W., Krolop P., Krause J. and Gutzmer J., 2018. Genesis of hydrothermal silver-antimony-sulfide veins of the Bräunsdorf sector of the Freiberg District, Germany. Mineralium Deposita, DOI 10.1007/s00126-018-0842-0.

Krolop, P., Burisch, M., Richter, L., Fritzke, B., Seifert, T., 2018. Antimoniferous vein-type mineralization of the Berga Antiform, Eastern-Thuringia, Germany. A fluid inclusion study. Chemical Geology. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.02.034. 

 

 

Conference Articles

Krolop P., Nebel-Jacobsen Y., Seifert T. (2022). Fe isotope systematics indicate magmatic origin of the Per Geijer iron oxide-apatite deposits in northern Sweden. SEG 2022, Denver (USA).

Andersson U., Kalmbach J., Gilbricht S., Seifert T., Karlsson A., Krolop P. (2021). Preliminary data on sulphides at Kiruna. Sweden. SGA 2021, Rotorua (New Zealand).

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Seifert T. (2021). Liberation characteristics of comminuted ore types of the Per Geijer iron-oxide apatite deposits. Iron Ore 2021, Perth (Australia).

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Schulz B., Oelze M., and Seifert T. (2021). Trace element geochemistry of iron oxides from the Per Geijer apatite iron ores in the Kiruna district, northern Sweden: Implications for ore genesis. EGU 2021, Vienna (Austria).

Seifert T., Krolop P., Fritzke B. (2020). Exkursion zu den Lagerstätten des Iberischen Pyritgürtels 2019. Große Lagerstättenexkursion der Professur für Lagerstättenlehre und Petrologie der TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Acamonta - Zeitschrift für Freunde und Förderer der TU Bergakademie Freiberg 27, S. 89-97.

Krolop P., Richter A., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Schulz B., Oelze M., and Seifert T. (2020). Trace element composition of iron oxides in the Per Geijer deposits in Kiruna, northern Sweden. Conference in Minerals Engineering. Luleå, Sweden.

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Seifert T. (2019). Ore type characterization of the Per Geijer iron ore deposits in Kiruna, Northern Sweden. Iron Ore 2019, Perth (Australia).

Niiranen K., Töyrä V., Krolop P. (2018). Reverse cationic flotation–a possibility to reduce silicate content in magnetite concentrate in LKAB’s beneficiation plants in Kiruna. In Proceedings of the IMPC 2018, Moscow, Russia, (pp. 1136-1147).

Krolop P., Burisch M., Richter L., Fritzke B., Seifert T. (2018). CO2-fluxing, cooling and fluid mixing as ore-forming mechanisms in antimoniferous vein-type mineralization of the Berga Antiform, Eastern-Thuringia, Germany. GeoBonn 2018, Bonn (Germany).

Burisch M., Hartmann A., Bach W., Krolop P., Gutzmer J. (2018). Genesis of hydrothermal silver-antimony-sulphide veins of the Bräunsdorf sector of the Freiberg District, Germany. GeoBonn 2018, Bonn (Germany).

Krolop P., Seifert T., Gerdes A., Burisch M. (2018). Implications on the timing of ore-formation of Sb vein-type mineralization of the Berga Antiform, Germany. Goldschmidt 2018, Boston (USA).

Krolop P., Seifert T., Richter L., Burisch M. (2017). Mineralogy, fluid inclusions and geochemistry of Sb vein-type mineralizations of the Berga Antiform, Eastern Thuringia, Germany. Goldschmidt 2017, Paris (France).

Krolop P., Richter L., Burisch M., Seifert T. (2017). Fluid inclusions of Sb vein-type mineralizations along the Berga Anticline, Eastern Thuringia, Germany. ECROFI 2017, Nancy (France).

Krolop, P., and Seifert, T. (2017). Mineralogy of Sb vein-type mineralizations along the Berga Anticline, Eastern Thuringia, Germany. GOOD Meeting 2017, Hannover (Germany).

 

 

Grants

Project: Process-mineralogical characterization of the Per Geijer iron ores at Kiruna, Sweden

Funding: Luoassavaara Kiirunavaara AB (publ.) – LKAB

Value: 410.000 € (2018-2021)

 

 

 

Memberships

SGA – Society of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits

SEG – Society of Economic Geologists

DMG – Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft

Geological Society of Finland