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KOTARO YONEZU Last modified date:2017.05.30

Associate Professor / Division of Earth System Engineering
Department of Earth Resources Engineering
Faculty of Engineering


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Phone
092-802-3313
Fax
092-802-3368
Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Geochemistry,Resources and Environmental Geology
Outline Activities
・Research topics
Formation mechanism of epithermal gold deposit
Construction of recycle system of precious metals
Formation mechanism of rare earth elements deposit
Effective utilization of geothermal water as mineral sources and prevention of silica scaling
Geochemical behavior of REE and PGE in laterite
Mineral and Geothermal Resources Exploratioin in Southeast Asia and North Africa
New Development of reference material for trace analysis
Exploration of sea floor mineral resources
Geothermal Geology
Research
Research Interests
  • 1. Formation mechanism of epithermal gold deposit
    2. Construction of recycle system of precious metals
    3. Formation mechanism of rare earth elements deposit
    4. Effective utilization of geothermal water as mineral sources and prevention of silica scaling at geothermal power plant
    5. Metal resources and geothermal potential exploration in Asia-Africa area
    6.Geochemical behavior of REE and PGE in laterite
    7. Preparation of reference material for in situ trace analysis
    8. Exploration of hydrothermal sea floor ore deposits
    keyword : metal deposits, hydrothermal system, recycle, precious metals, rare metals, experimental geochemisry, laterite, hydrothermal sea floor deposit
    2010.10~2017.03.
Academic Activities
Books
1. KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Proceedings of 6th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference, 2016.09.
2. Carla Dimalanta, Betchaida Payot, Jillian Gabo, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Proceedings of 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference, 2015.07.
3. KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Proceedings of 4th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference, 2014.10.
4. KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Proceedings of 3rd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference, 2013.09.
5. KOTARO YONEZU, Akihiro Yamashita, Koichiro Watanabe, Proceedings of 2nd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference, 2012.09.
6. Kotaro Yonezu, Akihiro Yamashita and Koichiro Watanabe, Proceedings of 1st Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference, 2011.12.
Papers
1. KOTARO YONEZU, Y. KAWAMOTO, Thomas Tindell, H. Ohashi, Takushi YOKOYAMA, Evaluation of Uniformity and Dispersibility of Synthesized Geo-reference Material: Rare Earth Eliments Doped Silica Glass, 6th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2016, 2016.09.
2. Yoki KITAYAMA, KOTARO YONEZU, Jillian GABO, Alfonso O, Duran A., Espallardo A, Santos R., Preliminary Geochemical Study on the Nickel Laterite Deposit, South Dinagat Island, Philippines, 6th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2016, 2016.09.
3. Tomy RIVAI, KOTARO YONEZU, Syafrizal, Damar Kusumanto, Koichiro Watanabe, Preliminary Assessment on the Hydrothermal Alteration at the River Reef Zone, the Pobaya Gold Prostpect, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, 6th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2016, 2016.09.
4. Nyein Nyein Sint, KOTARO YONEZU, T. Tindell, M. T. Aye, Koichiro Watanabe, Geology and Mineralization of Skarn Deposits in Bwet Taung Prospect, Kalaw Township, Shan State, Myanmar, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2016, 2016.12.
5. K. Terashima, KOTARO YONEZU, T. Tindell, Ety Suryani, M. Rosana, Mineralization Characteristics of the Lebong Tambang Gold Deposit, Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2016, 2016.12.
6. G. Haganje, KOTARO YONEZU, Aacharya Sabita, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Preliminary Research on the Role of Surfactant on the Polymerization of Monosilicic Acid: Implication to the Prevention of Silica Scaling from Geothermal Water, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2016, 2016.12.
7. Huan Li, Koichiro Watanabe, KOTARO YONEZU, Thomas Tindell, Fluid origin and migration of the Huangshaping W–Mo polymetallic deposit, South China: Geochemistry and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of hydrothermal K-feldspars, Ore Geology Reviews, 86, 2017.02.
8. Adi Maulana, Akira IMAI, Koichiro Watanabe, KOTARO YONEZU, Takanori NAKANO, Adrian Boyce, Laurence Page, Anders Schersten, Origin and geodynamic setting of Late Cenozoic granitoids in Sulawesi, Indonesia, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 124, 2016.07.
9. W. S. Ibrahim, Koichiro Watanabe, KOTARO YONEZU, Structural and litho-tectonic controls on Neoproterozoic base metal sulfide and gold mineralization in North Hamisana Shear Zone, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: the integrated field, structural, Landsat 7 ETM+ and ASTER data Approach, Ore Geology Reviews, 79, 2016.05.
10. M. Maeno, H. Ohashi, KOTARO YONEZU, A. Miyazaki, Yoshihiro Okaue, Koichiro Watanabe, T. Ishida, Makoto Tokunaga, Takushi Yokoyama, Sorption behavior of the Pt(II) complex anion on manganesedioxide (δ-MnO2): a model reaction to elucidate the mechanism by which Pt is concentrated into a marine ferromanganese crust, Mineralium Deposita, 51, 2, 2016.02.
11. Agung Harijoko, Ryusuke Uruma, Haryo Edi Wibowo, Lucas Doni Setijadji, Akira Imai, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Geochronology and magmatic evolution of the Dieng Volcanic Complex, Central Java, Indonesia and their relationships to geothermal resources, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 310, 2016.01.
12. A. Kuroda, KOTARO YONEZU, M. F. Rosana, S. PRIHATMOKO, Koichiro Watanabe, Laurence Page, Geochronological and Mineralogical Studies on Adularia-Quartz Vein of Kerta Area, Banten
Regency, Indonesia, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2015, 2015.12.
13. Tomy Alvin Rivai, KOTARO YONEZU, Syafrizal, Koichiro Watanabe, Preliminary Investigation on the Quartz Veins and Host Rocks at the River Reef Zone, the Poboya
Gold Deposit, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2015, 2015.12.
14. Takashi Hase, KOTARO YONEZU, TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Syafrizal, Koichiro Watanabe, The Characteristics and Paragenesis of the Tellurium-bearing Au-Ag Kencana Deposit,
Halmahera Island, Indonesia, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2015, 2015.12.
15. Zhivko Budinov, KOTARO YONEZU, TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Jillian Gabo, Stanoje MILUTINOVIC, Adrian J. BOYCE, Koichiro Watanabe, Copper–Gold Skarn Mineralization at the Karavansalija Ore Zone, Rogozna Mountain, Southwestern Serbia, Resource Geology, 65, 4, 2015.10.
16. W. S. Ibrahim, Koichiro Watanabe, M. E. Ibrahim, KOTARO YONEZU, Neoproterozoic Tectonic Evolution of Gabal Abu Houdied Area,
South Eastern Desert, Egypt: As a Part of Arabian–Nubian
Shield Tectonics, Arab J Sci Eng, 2015.07.
17. TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Takashi Hase, Syafrizal, KOTARO YONEZU, Au-Ag-Te mineralisation of the Kencana epithermal Deposit, Halmahera Island, Indonesia, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
18. Waleed Ibrahim, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Controls on pegmatite hosting U-Th ± REE mineralization at North Hamasana Shear Zone South Eastern Desert, Egypt, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
19. TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Takashi Hase, Syafrizal, KOTARO YONEZU, Cd- and Te- mineralisation characteristics of the Kencana low-sulfidation epithermal deposit, Halmahera, Indonesia, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
20. Syafrizal, Jarot Wiratama, KOTARO YONEZU, Tomy Alvin Rivai, Preliminary Study on Hill Reef 1 and Hill Reef 2 Vein at the Pobaya Prospect, Based on Textural, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
21. Rogel Santos, Ramon Santos, KOTARO YONEZU, J.A.S. Gabo, Kosei Noda, Omar Theogenes Alfonso, E. Laguerta, Abigail P. Espallardo, Emmanuelle Villaflor, Antonio V. Duran, The limonite-saprolite boundary as "bonanza horizon" for metals in nickeliferous laterite, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
22. KOTARO YONEZU, Kosei Noda, J.A.S. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Initial geochemical research on scandium as by-product with MacroAsia's Infanta Ni Laterite Area, Southern Palawan, Philippines, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
23. J.A.S. Gabo, Kosei Noda, KOTARO YONEZU, Rogel Santos, Ramon Santos, E. Laguerta, B. Payot, Koichiro Watanabe, Preliminary LA-ICPMS results of nickel laterite profiles from the Infanta Laterite deposit, Palawan, Philippines: Insights into the geochemical behavior of Sc and other REE in weathered nickel laterite, 5th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2015, 2015.07.
24. Agus Didit Haryanto, Mega Rosana, TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Jillian Gabo, Haris Yusuf, KOTARO YONEZU, Alteration, Ore Mineralogy, and Fluid Inclusion Microthermometry of the Rorah Kadal Quartz Vein in Cibaliung Goldfield, Western Java, Indonesia, ASEAN ENGINEERING JOURNAL PART C, 4, 2, 2015.06.
25. Aung Zaw MYINT, Khin Zaw, Y. M. Swe, KOTARO YONEZU, Y. Cai, T. Manaka, Koichiro Watanabe, Geochemistry and geochronology of granites hosting the Mawchi Sn-W deposit, Myanmar: Implications for tectonic setting and granite emplacement, Geological Society of London, accepted, 2015.06.
26. A. Kuroda, KOTARO YONEZU, M. F. Rosana, S. PRIHATMOKO, Koichiro Watanabe, Characteristics of the Ore Forming Fluid of the Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold-Silver Mineralization of Kerta Area, Banten Regency, Indonesia, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2014, 2014.12.
27. Kosei Noda, KOTARO YONEZU, J.A.S. Gabo, Koichiro Watanabe, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Geochemical Characteristic of Scandium Based on Coprecipitation Experiment in Nickel-Laterite Deposit, South Part of Palawan, Philippines: An Initial Study, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2014, 2014.12.
28. Aung Zaw MYINT, Ryota Suzaki, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Kyaw ZAYA, Geology of Dawei Sn-W District, Myanmar, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2014, 2014.12.
29. TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Takashi Hase, Syafrizal, KOTARO YONEZU, Au-Ag-Te mineralisation of the Kencana epithermal Deposit, Halmahera Island, Indonesia, 4th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2014, 2014.10.
30. Zhivko BUDINOV, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Characteristics of the Sulfide Mineralization from the Skarns at Central Rogozna Mountain, Serbia, 4th Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2014, 2014.10.
31. Huan Li, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Zircon morphology, geochronology and trace element geochemistry of the granites from the Huangshaping polymetallic deposit, South China: implications for the magmatic evolution and mineralization processes, Ore Geology Reviews, 60, 2014.08.
32. Huan Li, Koichiro Watanabe, KOTARO YONEZU, Geochemistry of A-type Granites in the Huangshaping Polymetallic Deposit (South Hunan, China): Implications for Granite Evolution and Associated Mineralization, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 88, 2014.07.
33. W. S. Ibrahim, Koichiro Watanabe, M. E. Ibrahim, KOTARO YONEZU, Controls on quartzite bearing base-metal sulfide and invisible gold mineralization at Gabal Abu Houdied area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt , Arabian Journal of Geosciences , 2014.07.
34. S. AACHARYA, KOTARO YONEZU, N. Gaowa, Yoshihiro Okaue, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Formation of Iron(III) oxyhydroxy sulfate mineral and mobilization of arsenic during oxidative decomposition of a natural pyrite (FeS2), International Journal of Global Science Research, 2, 3, 2014.04.
35. KOTARO YONEZU, Kosei Noda, J. Gabo, J. JUANERIO, E. LAGUERTA, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Preliminary research on geochemical behavior of REE and PGE with laterite of MacroAsia's
Infanta Nickel Area, Palawan, Philippines
, Proceedings of the International conference on geological engineering, JICA RC, 2013.12.
36. T. Matsushita, KOTARO YONEZU, Yudzuru Inoue, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Adsorption characteristics of Lithium adsorbent aimed at recovery of Lithium from geothermal fluid, Proceedings of 35th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, 2013.11.
37. K. Noda, KOTARO YONEZU, L. SETIDJAJI, Koichiro Watanabe, Geochemical behavior of REE into laterite, Western Kalimantan, Indonesia, Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2013, 2013.09.
38. Jyunya Kanemitsu, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Preparation of LREE doped aluminosilicate glass by sol-gel method for geochemical trace analysis, Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2013, 2013.09.
39. Sakiko Ikeda, M. Rosana, KOTARO YONEZU, A. HARIANT, Koichiro Watanabe, Gold Mineralization Characteristics of Cikoneng vein of the Cibaliung Gold Deposit in Western Java, Indonesia, Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2013, 2013.09.
40. Akane Miyazaki, Mayumi Numata, Mayumi Etou, Ioan Balint, KOTARO YONEZU, Takushi Yokoyama, Evidence for tetrahedral AlO4 formation induced by Zn2+ adsorption onto Al(OH)3 gel, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 420, 2013.03.
41. Akira Imai, KOTARO YONEZU, Kenzo Sanematsu, Takashi Ikuno, Shingo Ishida, Koichiro Watanabe, Visut Pisutha-Arnond, Somchai Nakapadungrat, Jarupong Boosayasak, Rare Earth Elements in Hydrotjermally Altered Granitic Rocks in the Ranong and Takua Pa Tin-Field, Southern Thailand, Resource Geology, 63, 2013.01.
42. Chisato Masuda, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Recovery of Platinum from Spent Reforming Catalyst by Acid Leaching and Coprecipitation, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2012, 2012.09.
43. Agus Didit Haryanto, M. Rosana, KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Petrology of Rorah Kadal Host Rock in Cibaliung West Java: The Effect of Hydrothermal Activity, Proceedings of the 2nd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2012, 2012.09.
44. Ryohei Takahashi, Koichiro Watanabe, Akira Imai, KOTARO YONEZU, Anders Schersten, Laurence Page, Timing of Ore Formation and Mineralization Characteristics of the Seisen Veins in the Hishikari Mine, Kagoshima, Japan, Proceedings of the 2nd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2012, 2012.09.
45. KOTARO YONEZU, Masahiro Nishida, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Adsorption Interaction between REE and Clay Minerals: Implication to the Formation of Ion-Adsorption REE Ore, Proceedings of the 2nd Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2012, 2012.09.
46. Christopher Vehe SAGAPOA, Akira IMAI, Takeyuki OGATA, Kotaro YONEZU and Koichiro WATANABE, Lateritization Process of Peridotites in Siruka, Choiseul, Solomon Islands, Journal of Southeast Asian Applied Geology, 3, 2, 76-92, 2012.03.
47. Adi MAULANA, Koichiro WATANABE, Akira IMAI and Kotaro YONEZU, Petrology and Geochemistry of Granitic Rocks in South Sulawesi, Indonesia: Implication for Origin of Magma and Geodynamic Setting, International Journal of Civil and Geological Engineering, 6, 1-6, 2012.01.
48. Takuma SUGA, S. NISHIMURA, Akira IMAI, Ryohei TAKAHASHI, Takahiro TANAKA Kotaro YONEZU, Y. OKAUE and Koichiro WATANABE, Ore-forming Condition of the Keisen No.3-1 Vein in the Hishikari Gold Deposit, Kagoshima, Japan, 1st Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2011, 2011.12.
49. Tatsuya SHINKAWA, Kotaro YONEZU, Koichiro WATANABE and M. El-Ahmady IBRAHIM, Investigation of REE bearing Lateritic Layer in Sinai Peninsula and South Eastern Desert, Egypt, 1st Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2011, 2011.12.
50. Jun MATSUDA, Koichiro WATANABE, Akira IMAI, I. W. Warmada, Kotaro YONEZU, S. SREYMEAN, I. INTHAVONGSA and Adrian J. BOYCE, Mineralization Environment of the Metamorphic Rock-hosted Au Prospect at Kebutuhjurang, Banjamegara Regency, Central Java, Indonesia, 1st Asia Africa Mineral Resources Conference 2011, 2011.12.
51. Tomohiro MATSUSHITA, Kotaro YONEZU, Hironori OHASHI, Takushi YOKOYAMA and Koichiro WATANABE, The Effect of Local Structure to the Adsorption Performance of Lithium Adsorbent, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2011, 461-464, 2011.12.
52. Akihiro YAMASHITA, Kotaro YONEZU, Agung HARIJOKO and Koichiro WATANABE, Petrologic and Geochemical Investigation of Geothermal Manifestation Area around Tampomas Volcano, Weat Java, Indonesia, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2011, 423-428, 2011.12.
53. Masahiro NISHIDA, Kotaro YONEZU, Koichiro WATANABE, Akira IMAI and Takushi YOKOYAMA, Adsorption Mode of REE on Clay Minerals and Their Desorption Behavior by Sequential Extraction, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2011, 401-406, 2011.12.
54. Pornthip Parinayok, Mamiko Yamashita, Kotaro Yonezu, Hironori Ohashi, Koichiro Watanabe, Yoshihiro Okaueb and Takushi Yokoyama, Interaction of Au(III) and Pt(IV) complex ions with Fe(II) ions as a scavenging and a reducing
agent: A basic study on the recovery of Au and Pt by a chemical method, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 364, 272-275, 2011.07.
55. Kotaro YONEZU, Takushi YOKOYAMA, Yuki SHIMADA, Yoshihiro OKAUE and Koichiro WATANABE, Concentration Mechanism of Rare Earth Elements in the Siliceous Deposits formed from Geothermal Water, Kyushu, Japan, 5th International Workshop and Conference on Earth Resources Technology , 20-23, 2011.05.
56. S. A. IDRUS, S. PRAMUMIJOYO, I W. WARMADA, K. YONEZU and Akira IMAI, Characterisation and Leaching Behavior of Minerals by Sulphuric Acid in the Soroako Nickeliferous Laterite Ores, Sulawesi, Indonesia, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2010, 421-425, 2010.12.
57. T. IKUNO, A. IMAI, K. YONEZU, K. SANEMATSU, L. D. SETIJADJI, K. SITHA, A. DIMARA, V. PISTHA‐ARNORD and S. NAKAPADUNGRAT, Concentration and Geochemical Behavior of REE in Hydrothermally-Altered and Weathered
Granitic Rocks in Southern Thailand and Bangka Island, Indonesia
, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2010, 269-274, 2010.12.
58. M. NISHIDA, K. YONEZU, K. WATANABE, A. IMAI and T. YOKOYAMA, Effect of Electrolytes in Adsorption of REE on Kaolin Minerals, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2010, 185-188, 2010.12.
59. Y. TOHMA, A. IMAI, K. SANEMATSU, K. YONEZU,R. TAKAHASHI, M. KOYAMA, R. SEKINE, R. DUNCAN and K. WATANABE, Characteristics and Mineralization Age of the Fukusen No. 1 vein, Hishikari Epithermal Gold Deposits, Southern Kyushu, Japan, Resource Geology, Vol.60, No.4, 348-358, 2010.11.
60. Y. KAWABATA, K. YONEZU, K. WATANABE and T. YOKOYAMA, Silicic Acid Removal as Magnesium Silicate and Removal of Hazardous Elements from Synthetic Geothermal Water, 3rd Regional Conference on Geological Engineering Research in ASEAN, 162-165, 2010.11.
61. K. YONEZU, T. YOKOYAMA, Y. SHIMADA, Y. OKAUE and K. WATANABE, Uptake of Rare Earth Elements (REE) in the Silica Scales from Geothermal Water in Kyushu, Japan, 3rd Regional Conference on Geological Engineering Research in ASEAN, 54-60, 2010.11.
62. K. YONEZU, H. PIAO, T. YOKOYAMA, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Contributing to the Comprehensive Utilization of Geothermal Resources: Lithium Recovery at Geothermal Power Plant, 4th International Workshop and Conference on Earth Resources Technology , CD-ROM, 2010.05.
63. K. YONEZU, S. SAKOMOTO, K. Watanabe, A. IMAI, T. YOKOYAMA, REMOVAL OF SILICIC ACID AS CALCIUM SILICATE AND UPTAKE BEHAVIOR OF TRACE ELEMENTS, 4th International Symposium on Novel Carbon Resources Sciences, CD-ROM, 2009.12.
64. K. YONEZU, T. YOKOYAMA, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Contents of rare earth elements of quartz veins in the Hishikari epithermal gold deposit: Preliminary investigation by laser ablation ICP-MS, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2009, 125-128, 2009.12.
65. P. PARINAYOK, K. YONEZU, H. PIAO, T. YOKOYAMA, K. WATANABE, Preliminary Study on Platinum Recovery from Spent Reforming Catalysts, International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology 2009, 363-368, 2009.12.
66. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Characteristics of rare earth elements in quartz veins of the Hishikari epithermal gold deposit, Japan: Comparison between bulk and local analyses, 3rd International Workshop and Conference on Earth Resources Technology, 49-58, 2009.05.
67. K. YONEZU,T. SHIBAO, T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Interaction between gold(I) complexes and the surface of metal sulfides(FeS2 and Ag2S), 2nd International Workshop and Conference on Earth Resources Technology, 131-138, 2008.04.
68. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Coprecipitation of Au(I) Complex Anions by Aluminum Hydroxide, 5th International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology, 309-316, 2007.12.
69. S. SAKOMOTO, K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Uptake of boron and gold by calcium silicate hydrate (CSH): Application for effective utilization of geothermal energy at geothermal power plant and the recovery of rare metals from geothermal water, 5th International Symposium on Earth Science and Technology, 287-292, 2007.12.
70. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Concentration of Gold(I) Thiosulfate Complex Ions on the Surface of Alumina Gel and their Change in Chemical State: Preliminary Experiment in the Elucidation of the Formation Mechanism of Epithermal Gold Deposits, Resource Geology, Vol.57, No.4, 400-408, 2007.11.
71. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. MOTOMURA, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Study on the Determination of Trace Elements in Siliceous Deposit Formed from Hydrothermal Water by ICP-MS, International Workshop on Earth Resources Technology, 77-80, 2007.04.
72. S. SAKOMOTO, K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Adsorption Behavior of Gold(I)-thiosulfate Comple Anions onto the Surface of Manganese Dioxide; Approach the Recovery of Gold from Geothermal Waters, International Workshop on Earth Resources Technology, 105-110, 2007.04.
73. KOTARO YONEZU, Coprecipitation of Au(III) complex anions with hydrous iron(III) oxide and their spontaneous reduction: Application to recovery of gold from the wastes of electronic products, 4th International conference on gold science, technology and its applications, 2006.12.
74. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Relationship between the Ag/Au ratio in ore fluid and ore mineral in epithermal environment using Ag(I) and Au(I) adsorption experiment on alumina, 3rd International Symposium & Exhibition on Earth Resources and Geological Engineering Education, 388-395, 2006.08.
75. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Formation Mechanism of Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold-Silver Deposits; Adsorption Behavior of Gold(I) and Silver(I)-Thiosulfate Complex Anions on the Surface of Alumina and Silica Gels, 3rd international Workshop on Earth Science and Technology, 417-424, 2005.12.
76. K. YONEZU,T. YOKOYAMA, Y. OKAUE, A. IMAI, K. WATANABE, Adsorption behavior of Au(I)-thiosulfate complex anions on the surface of alumina and silica gels: Approach to the formation mechanism of low-sulfidation epithermal gold deposits, 26th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2004, 36-39, 2004.12.
Presentations
1. 米津 幸太郎, 川本悠人, 大橋弘範, 川本 大祐, 本間徹生, Takushi Yokoyama, Preparation of Synthetic Gd and Dy-Doped Silica Glass for Geochemical Reference Material: A Preliminary Characterization, Goldschmidt 2016, 2016.07.
2. 米津 幸太郎, 黒田敦弘, M. Rosana, Sukmandaru Prihatmoko, 渡邊 公一郎, Mineralogical and Geochronological Study of Epithermal Gold Mineralization in Kerta, West Java, Indonesia, IGC2016, 2016.08.
3. Thomas Tindell, 長谷昂, Syafrizal, 米津 幸太郎, Mineralization Features of the Kencana Au-Ag-Te Epithermal Deposit, Gosowong Goldfield, Halmahera, Indonesia, IGC2016, 2016.08.
4. 合田明紘, Aung Zaw Myint, 米津 幸太郎, Preliminary study of the copper mineralization in the Sabe Taung Area, Central Myanmar, IGC2016, 2016.08.
5. T. A. RIVAI, 米津 幸太郎, Syafrizal, Damar Kusumanto, Koichiro Watanabe, Characteristics of the mineral assemblages and chemical composition of siliceous deposit at the Watuputih Hill, the Poboya Gold Prospect, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia: Initial study on the indicative paleowater table, 資源地質学会第66回年会, 2016.06.
6. Aung Zaw Myint, 米津 幸太郎, Koichiro Watanabe, Sn-W Mineralization in the Central Granitoid Belt of Myanmar, 資源地質学会第66回年会, 2016.06.
7. 寺島克仁, 米津 幸太郎, Thomas Tindell, M. Rosana, Benny Bensaman, Preliminary study on Pd-Ni-Co mineralogy in the Grasberg Deposit, Indonesia: Implications for mafic magma contribution to porphyry Cu-Au mineralization, AOGS 2017, 2017.08.
8. 米津 幸太郎, Keisuke IKEDA, Nyein Nyein Sint, M. T. Aye, Koichiro Watanabe, Relationship Between Gold Mineralization And Skarn Formation In Luntho Gold Deposit, Shwe Min Bon Area, Kalaw, Central Myanmar , AOGS 2017, 2017.08.
9. 寺島克仁, 米津 幸太郎, Thomas Tindell, Ety SURYANI, M. Rosana, Characteristics Of Gold Mineralization Of Lebong Tambang Low-sulfidation Epithermal Gold Deposit, Southern Sumatra, Indonesia , AOGS 2016, 2016.08.
10. Yoki Kitayama, Kotaro Yonezu, J. Gabo, Alfonso O., Duran A., Espallardo A., Rogel Santos, Extraction of Ree Concentrated Zone Constrained By Redox Conditions In Nickel Laterite Deposit: Case Study Of South Dinagat Island, Philippines, AOGS 2016, 2016.08.
11. Kotaro Yonezu, Kosei Noda, J. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Value Adding Elements To Ni Laterite Deposit: A Initial Case Study Of Southern Palawan And Nonoc Islands, Philippines , AOGS 2016, 2016.08.
12. Tomy RIVAI, 米津 幸太郎, Syafrizal, 実松健造, Damar KUSUMANTO, 渡邊 公一郎, Ore Mineralogy Study On Au-bearing Minerals At The River Reef Zone, The Poboya Prospect, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, AOGS 2016, 2016.08.
13. 米津 幸太郎, 黒田敦弘, M. Rosana, Sukmandaru Prihatmoko, 渡邊 公一郎, Ore Mineralogy And Formation Condition Of Epithermal Au-ag Mineralization In Kerta Area, West Java, Indonesia, AOGS 2016, 2016.08.
14. 米津 幸太郎, Rare Earth Elements (REE)in Weathered Granite & Laterite, 9TH AUN/SEED-NET GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, 2016.07.
15. 米津 幸太郎, 野田耕正, 水上友輔, Jillian Gabo, E. Laguerta, R. A. Santos, R. Santos, Our experience on value adding elements related to Ni laterite in Palawan & Nonoc islands, 2016 Hunt for Ore Deposits: Emerging Trends, 2016.01.
16. 北山陽喜, 米津 幸太郎, Jillian Gabo, Koichiro Watanabe, R. Santos, Preliminary Geochemical Study on REE Concentration In Nickel Laterite Deposit, Dinagat, Philippines, 2016 Hunt for Ore Deposits: Emerging Trends, 2016.01.
17. 寺島克人, 米津 幸太郎, TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, Mega Rosana, Initial Study on Gold Mineralization of Lebong Tambang, Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2016 Hunt for Ore Deposits: Emerging Trends, 2016.01.
18. 黒田敦弘, 米津 幸太郎, M. Rosana, Sukmandaru Prihatmoko, 渡邊 公一郎, Characteristics of the Ore Forming Fluid of the Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold-Silver Mineralization of Kerta Area, Banten Regency, Indonesia
, AOGS 2015, 2015.08.
19. M. Rosana, 米津 幸太郎, Sakiko IKEDA, 渡邊 公一郎, Agus Didit Haryanto, Ore Mineralogy of Cikoneng and Cibitung Vein Cibaliung Gold Mine, Banten, Indonesia, AOGS 2015, 2015.08.
20. Kotaro Yonezu, Kosei Noda, J. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Preliminary geochemical research on the valuable by-product metals with laterite of MacroAsia's Infanta Ni area, Palawan, Philippines, GEOCON 2014, 2014.12.
21. Rogel Santos, 高橋亮平, Ramon Santos, Kotaro Yonezu, J. Gabo, Kosei Noda, M.B.M.C. Jumangit, Ultramafic rocks as carbon repositories:
Preliminary studies on carbon capture and sequestration experiment, GEOCON 2014, 2014.12.
22. Rogel Santos, Ramon Santos, M.B.M.C. Jumangit, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Kotaro Yonezu, J. Gabo, Kosei Noda, A.P. Espallardo, A.P. Espallardo, Laterite geochemistry vs. pH-Eh values: Implications to nickeliferous laterite stratification, GEOCON 2014, 2014.12.
23. 野田耕正, 米津 幸太郎, J.A.S. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, An initial study on geochemical behavior of scandium associated with laterization in INFANTA nickel mine, Palawan, Philippine, IMA 2014, 2014.09.
24. 米津 幸太郎, 野田耕正, J.A.S. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Initial geochemical study on platinum associated with laterite of Macroasia's Infanta Nickel Area, Palawan, Philippines, IMA 2014, 2014.09.
25. TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, 今井亮, 高橋亮平, 米津 幸太郎, A. J. Boyce, A. Schersten, 緒方武幸, 渡邊 公一郎, Investigation in mineralisation characteristics of the Kago low-sulfidation epithermal deposit, Nansastu District, Japan, IMA 2014, 2014.09.
26. 米津 幸太郎, 野田耕正, J.A.S. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Initial investigation on the concentration of REE and PGE with laterite of MacroAsia's infanta Ni area, Palawan, Philippines, 7TH AUN/SEED-NET GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, 2014.09.
27. A.Z. Myint, 渡邊 公一郎, 米津 幸太郎, Mineralogy and Fluid Inclusion Study of the Mosakhee Tin-Tungsten Prospect: The First Stannite Occurrence of Myanmar
, 7TH AUN/SEED-NET GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, 2014.09.
28. A.Z. Myint, 渡邊 公一郎, 米津 幸太郎, A Review of Tertiary Granitoids in Central Granitoid Belt, Myanmar: Implication for Tin Mineralization
, AOGS 2014, 2014.08.
29. A.Z. Myint, K Zaw, Y M Swe, 米津 幸太郎, 渡邊 公一郎, T. Manaka, Petrology, Geochemistry and Geochronology of Granites in Mawchi Sn-W Deposit, Myanmar: Implications for Petrogenesis and Tectonic Setting
, AOGS 2014, 2014.08.
30. 長谷 昂, 米津 幸太郎, 新川達也, I. Waleed, 渡邊 公一郎, I. Mohammed, REE Enriched Layer in Um Bogma Formation, Southwestern Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, AOGS 2014, 2014.08.
31. 黒田敦弘, 米津 幸太郎, M. Rosana, 渡邊 公一郎, Ore Mineralogy and Alteration Characteristics of the Low-sulfidation Epithermal Gold-silver Mineralization of Kerta Area, Banten Regency, Indonesia, AOGS 2014, 2014.08.
32. TINDELL THOMAS DAVID, 今井亮, 高橋亮平, A. J. Boyce, A. Schersten, L. Page, 緒方武幸, 米津 幸太郎, 渡邊 公一郎, Investigation of the Au-Ag-Cu mineral systems of the Nansatsu District, Southern Japan, 資源地質学会第64回年会, 2014.06.
33. A.Z. Myint, 米津 幸太郎, 渡邊 公一郎, Significant REE and trace element pattern in cassiterite and wolframite
from Mawchi Sn-W polymetallic mineralization, Myanmar: insights
from EPMA and ICP-MS studies, 資源地質学会第64回年会, 2014.06.
34. Kotaro Yonezu, Syuhei Hara, Kosei Noda, J. Gabo, J. Juanerio, E. Laguerta, Ramon Santos, Rogel Santos, Preliminary study on PGE associated with laterite of MacroAsia's Infanta Nickel Area, Palawan, Philippines, GEOCON 2013, 2013.12.
35. Kotaro Yonezu, Masahiro Nishida, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Adsorption Experiment of Rare Earth Elements on Clay Minerals: Implication to the Formation of Ion-Adsorption Type REE Deposit, 23rd V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, 2013.08.
36. KOTARO YONEZU, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Experimental approach to the formation mechanism of epithermal gold deposit: Adsorption of gold(I) and (III) complexes on alumina, GOLD 2012, 6th International conference on gold science, technology and its applications, 2012.09.
37. KOTARO YONEZU, Tatsuya Shinkawa, Takuma Okito, Mohamed El-Ahmady IBRAHIM, Koichiro Watanabe, Rare Metals Resource Potential in South Eastern Desert, Egypt: REE bearing laterite in Wadi Natash and Nb and Ta in Abu Rusheid, Biennial meeting of Society of Economic Geologists 2012, 2012.09.
38. KOTARO YONEZU, Takuma Okito, Mohamed El-Ahmady IBRAHIM, Koichiro Watanabe, Niobium and Tantalum Mineral Resource Potential in Abu Rusheid, South Eastern Desert, Egypt, 34th International Geological Congress, 2012.08.
39. AKANE MIYAZAKI, MAYU NUMATA, MAYU ETOU, KOTARO YONEZU, Takushi Yokoyama, Adsorption and Sorption of Zn2+ on the Surface of Aluminum Hydroxide, Goldschmidt 2011, 2011.08.17.
40. A. SABITA, KOTARO YONEZU, Yoshihiro Okaue, Takushi Yokoyama, Arsenic in Siliceous Deposits Formed from Geothermal Water, Goldschmidt 2011, 2011.08.17.
41. KOTARO YONEZU, Yohei Kawabata, Koichiro Watanabe, Takushi Yokoyama, Silicic acid removal as calcium or magnesium silicate from geothermal water, Goldschmidt 2011, 2011.08.17.
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  • Japan Geoscience Union
  • The mining and materials processing institute of Japan
  • Society of Resouce Geology
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