Patrick Krolop

 

 

Contact

M.Sc. Patrick Krolop

Research Scientist

TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Division of Economic Geology and Petrology

Institute of Mineralogy

Brennhausgasse 5

D-09596 Freiberg/Sachsen

Tel.      +49 (0)3731-39-3516

Fax      +49 (0)3731-39-2610

patrick [dot] krolopatmineral [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

 

CV

09/2018 –        Research Scientist / PhD candidate at TUBAF

08/2021           Industry (LKAB) -funded project with the focus on the characterization of the Per Geijer iron ores at Kiruna, northern Sweden by process-mineralogical means

                        Genesis of Kiruna-type iron-oxide apatite deposits (IOA)

08/2016 –        Research Scientist at TUBAF

08/2018           Focus on the genesis of hydrothermal Sb-mineralization in

                        Thuringia, Germany

                        Member of the BMBF-funded “DESMEX” project

 

 

Education

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) – Introduction to 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)

Excursion Leader – Field Excursion in Economic Geology (MSc)

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., and Seifert T. (under review). Comminution performance of ore types from the Per Geijer iron oxide apatite deposits in the Kiruna district, northern Sweden: Evaluation by particle size distribution, chemical analysis and mineral liberation analysis. Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review

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

Krolop P., Niiranen K., Gilbricht S., Schulz B., Oelze M., and Seifert T. (under review). Trace element geochemistry of iron oxides from the Per Geijer apatite iron ores in the Kiruna district, northern Sweden: Implications for ore genesis and potential economic products. 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. In Proceedings of the Iron Ore 2019 Conference, Perth, Australia (pp. 22-24).

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 and other Publications

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)