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     Sourabh Bhattacharya

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Prof. M. K. Panigrahi
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
AddressDept. of Geology and Geophysics, I.I.T. Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.M. S. University of BarodaGeology2008
B.Sc.M. S. University of BarodaGeology2006
12Central Board of Secondary EducationPhysics-Chemistry-Mathematics2003
10Central Board of Secondary EducationGeneral2001

Research Areas
  • Economic Geology
  • Hydrothermal lode gold systems
  • Granite-affiliated hydrothermal systems vis-a-vis mineralization
  • Application of fluid inclusion and mineral-chemical parameters in hydrothermal ore-forming processes
  • Applications of stable isotopes in ore genetic studies

  • Operation (Fluid Inclusions Petrography and Microthermometry)-cum-Maintenance of LinkamTHMS600 Stage
  • Microscopic Petrographic Study of Rock Thin Sections and Image Analysis using Leica QWin
  • Operation of Cameca SX 100 Electron Microprobe for Rock Thin Section Studies
  • Raman analysis of fluid inclusions using Renishaw System RM 1000B Microspectrometer
  • Silicate-oxygen extraction line apparatus and Delta V plus Mass Spectrometer (Gas Source IRMS)
  • Crush Leach analysis of fluid inclusions using Metrohm model 882 Compact IC Plus

  • CSIR-NET JRF-cum-SRF Fellowship awarded in 2008
  • Prof N. M. Vashi Gold Medal in Graduation (in 2006)
  • Shri M. S. Patel postgraduate fellowship (in 2007)
  • Shri D. S. Chokshi memorial prize for best performance in the passing batch at graduate level (in 2006)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • CSIR NET JRF-cum-SRF Fellowship, December (2008)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Oxygen isotope ratio of quartz veins in the mineralized Ramagiri-Penakacherla schist belt and proximal granitic terrane - a case study for magmatic derivation of the ore fluid by Sourabh, Bhattacharya, M.K. Panigrahi, H.K. Sachan, A. Kharya Ore Geology Reviews (Elsevier) 63, pp. 201 - 208 (2014)
  • Mineral thermobarometry and fluid inclusion studies on the Closepet Granite, Eastern Dharwar Craton, south India- Implications to emplacement and evolution of late-stage fluid by S. Bhattacharya, M.K. Panigrahi, M. Jayananda Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (Elsevier) 91, pp. 1 -18 (2014)
  • Heterogeneity in fluid characteristics in the Ramagiri-Penakacherla sector of the Eastern Dharwar Craton - Implications to gold metallogeny by Bhattacharya, S., Panigrahi, M.K. Russian Geology and Geophysics - Elsevier 52 (11), pp. 1436-1447 (2011)
  • Granitic magmatism in the Ramagiri-Penakacherla sector of the Eastern Dharwar craton and its possible role in gold metallogeny- Constraints from mineral chemistry by Bhattacharya S, Panigrahi M.K. Mineralogy and Petrology (Springer-verlag) (Revised version of manuscript submitted (2014)
  • Linkage of paraglacial processes from last glacial to recent inferred from Spituk sequence, Leh valley, Ladakh Himalaya by Sant, D.A., Wadhawan, S.K., Ganjoo, R.K., Basavaiah, N., Sukumaran, P., Bhattacharya, S. Journal of the Geological Society of India 78, 147-156 (2011)
  • Morphostratigraphy and palaeoclimate appraisal of the Leh valley, Ladakh Himalayas, India by Sant, D.A., Wadhawan, S.K., Ganjoo, R.K., Basavaiah, N., Sukumaran, P., Bhattacharya, S. Journal of the Geological Society of India 77, 499-510 (2011)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Fluid stratification in the Dharwar crust- insights from Closepet granite by Bhattacharya S., Panigrahi M.K. Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions, China (ACROFI-V) (in press) (2014)
  • Physicochemical characterization of Archean granitic hydrothermal systems vis-a-vis lode gold mineralization- insights from Eastern Dharwar Craton, south India by Bhattacharya S., Panigrahi M.K. International Seminar on Magmatism, Tectonism and Mineralization (MTM, 2014), Nainital India IAGR Series 18, pp. 98-99 (2014)
  • Fluid Inclusion Characteristics in parts of Closepet granite, South India by S. Bhattacharya, M. K. Panigrahi, M. Jayananda International Symposium on Precambrian Accretionary Orogens . (2011)
  • Heterogeneity in Fluid Characteristics in the Granite-Greenstone Ensemble of the Eastern Dharwar Craton- A Synoptic Overview by Panigrahi M. K., Sourabh Bhattacharya Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2010 - (2010)
  • Fluid regime in the Ramagiri-Penakacherla Granite-Greenstone ensemble of Eastern Dharwar Craton- implications for gold metallogeny by Sourabh Bhattacharya, M. K. Panigrahi Abstract Volume of 4th Bienniel Conference on Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions (ACROFI-IV) 10 - 12 August 2012, pp. 7-8 (2012)

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