Sergey Petrov graduated from Geology Department of St. Petersburg State University in 1986 with a degree in Geochemistry. After graduation from the university for 20 years, he had been working at the Institute of Mechanobr, where he took part in 70 projects, dealing with various aspects of the study of technological properties of various types of mineral raw materials. Since 1999, S.V. Petrov has been working as an assistant professor at Geology Department of St. Petersburg State University, where he is developing methods of study the composition and technological properties of ores, lecturing (courses "Economics of Mineral Resources", "Applied Mineralogy", "Geological and Economic Assessment of Mineral Deposits", etc.) and performing as an expert (a member of the ESOEN, AusIMM). In 2013 Sergey has become a co-owner and executive director of LIMS LLC.
Methodology for assessing the prospects of territories for porphyry mineralisation
The report presents the results of the use of modern precision studies of the typomorphic features of accessory minerals of granitoid massifs, the patterns of distribution of chemical elements and minerals in rocks, aimed at identifying the prospects of territories for porphyry mineralization.