Michel Cuney

Research Director
Géologie et Gestion des Ressources Minérales et Energétiques
Université de Lorraine - CNRS, Nancy, France
E-mail: michel.cuney@g2r.uhp-nancy.fr
Page: http://www.g2r.uhp-nancy.fr/annuaire/cuney.html

Fields of interest: 

Ore deposits, uranium, rare metals, REE, Th, granite petrogenesis

 

Recent publications:

MERCADIER, J., CUNEY M., LACH, P.,  BOIRON, M.C., BONHOURE, J., RICHARD,A., LEISEN, L., KISTER, P. 2011:
Origin of uranium deposits revealed by their rare earth element signature.
Terra  Nova,  23,  264–269.

RICHARD, A., ROZSYPAL, C. MERCADIER, J., C., BANKS, D.A., CUNEY, M., BOIRON, M.C., CATHELINEAU, M., 2011: 
Giant uranium deposits originate from exceptionally U-rich brines.
NATURE Geosciences, , 5, 142–146.

RICHARD A. BANKS D.A., MERCADIER J., BOIRON M.C., CUNEY M., CATHELINEAU M. (2011):
An evaporated seawater origin for the ore-forming brines in unconformity related uranium deposits (Athabasca Basin, Canada): Cl/Br and δ37Cl analysis of fluid inclusions.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.  75, 2792–2810.

CUNEY M. (2010):
Evolution of uranium fractionation processes through time: driving the secular variation of uranium deposit types.
Economic Geology, 105(3): 449 – 465.

LE CARLIER DE VESLUD C., CUNEY M., LORILLEUX G., ROYER J.J., JEBRAK M. KISTER P. (2009):
3D modeling of uranium-bearing solution-collapse breccias in Proterozoic sandstones (Athabasca Basin, Canada). 
Computers And Geosciences. 35, 92–107