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Dr. George Mensah Tetteh

gmtetteh@umat.edu.gh


Position

Departmental Traning Officer

Department

Geological Engineering

Research Interest

Geochemistry, Structural Geology, Petrology, Mineral Exploration




  • Geologist in Petrology (Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic); Petrography (ore and ganngue); Geochemistry (XRD, XRF, SEM, Microprope);
  • Senior Lecturer: Teaching in Petrology, Geochemistry, Minerals Exploration, Developmental Minerals
  • Reviewer of International Journals;
  • Consultant (Core, RC, RAB, soil and stream sediments logging), Petrography, Geochemical interpretation.
2010
PhD (Geology: Petrology, Geochemistry and Mineralisation)
University of Ghana
1995
MPhil Geology (Structural Geology)
University of Ghana
1988
BSc (Hons.) Geology with Physics
University of Ghana
2006--2010
University of Ghana
1990--1994
University of Ghana
1985--1988
University of Ghana
2013--now
Member West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
2013--now
Member West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
2011--2013
Member Geological Society of Africa
2011--2013
Member Geological Society of Africa
2010--2015
Member, Geological Society of Africa
1996--now
Member, Ghana Institution of Geoscientists
2006
GETFund (PhD Research)
GETFund (for PhD Research)
Ghana Government Scholarship / Bursary for undergraduate education
Ghana Cocoa Marketing Board Scholarship for Secondary School Education
Royal International School Scholarship to complete Basic School
2020--now
Training Co-ordinator
2015--2021
Member/Secretary, Convocation Advisory Board
2001--now
Lecturer - Senior Lecturer
  1. Goto, K. T., Sekine Y., Ito, T., Suzuki, K., Anbar, A. D., Gordon, G. W., Harigane, Y., Maruoka, T., Shimoda, G., Kashiwabara, T., Takaya, Y., Nozaki, T., Hein, J. R., Tetteh, G. M., Nyame, F. K. and Kiyokawa, S. (2021), "Progressive Ocean Oxygenation at ~2.2 Ga inferred from Geochemistry and Molybdenum Isotopes of the Nsuta Mn deposit, Ghana", Chemical Geology, 567 120116, 1-14

  2. Tetteh, G. M., Dwamena-Boateng, P. and Donkor, R. O. (2020), "Groundwater Quality Characterisation of Selected Hand-dug Wells and Geological Implications in the Assin North Municipality, Ghana", Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International, 24 9, 13-24

  3. Tetteh, G. M. and Tetteh, A. T. (2019), "Steel Corrosion by Air: South of the Sahara", International Journal of Civil, Mechanical and Energy Science, 5 2, 1-6

  4. Tetteh, G. M. and Kwafo, S. (2019), "Petrographical Significance of Some Geotechnical Parameters of Quartzites in the Togo Series at Aburi Area, Ghana", International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 06 03, 661-667

  5. Tetteh, G. M. and Kinyua, E. M. (2018), "Metallurgical Characterisation of some Gold Ores in the Birimian, Ghana", International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, 08 12, 28-32

  6. Tetteh, G. M. and Lartey, E. O. (2018), "Texture and Gold Grade as Guides to Blending of Conglomerate Ore", International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, 7 9, 61-66

  7. Tetteh, G. M. and Iddrisu, F. (2018), "Tarkwaian Paleoplacer Gold Recovery Relationship with the Matrix", Tarkwaian Paleoplacer Gold Recovery Relationship with the Matrix, 121 , 51435-51439

  8. Tetteh, G. M. and Alakuu, D. S. (2018), "Asphalt Road Deterioration associated with Mineralogy of Rock Aggregates – a Petrographical Study", International Journal of Scientific Research Engineering & Technology, 7 7, 572-578

  9. Tetteh G. M., Arthur D. (2018), "Depositional Significance of Pebble Textures and Orientations in the Kawere Conglomerate of the Tarkwaian Group", The Journal of Geography and Geology, Photon 121 , 317-323

  10. Tetteh, G. M. and Gbagbo, J. (2018), "Pebbles in the Tarkwaian Banket Conglomerate: Inference of Gold Grade and Paleo-transport Direction", International Journal of Innovations in Engineering Research and Technology, 5 6, 39-44

  11. Tetteh, G. M. and Adu-Gyamfi, P. (2018), "Petrography and Geochemistry of Birimian Gold deposit, NW Ashanti Belt, Ghana", Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 5 5, 22-32

  12. Tetteh, G. M. and Braimah, H. D. (2018), "Pebble Size in Matrix of Palaeoplacer Conglomerate Correlated with Gold Grade", Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International, 14 3, 1-14

  13. Tetteh, G. M. and Zuyeri, J. K. A. (2017), "Grain Size and Major Oxide Analyses of Selected Anthill Soils from Winneba Area, Ghana", Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 5 , 264-274

  14. Tetteh G. M. and Tetteh H. N. (2017), "Strength Analysis with respect to Mode of Preparation of Concrete and Sandcrete Blocks", International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology, 8 7, 1263-1272

  15. Tetteh, G. M. and Warden, J. E. (2017), "Relationship between Mineralogy and Gold Recovery in Palaeoplacer Tarkwaian Conglomerate, Ghana", The International Journal of Science & Technoledge, 5 6, 110-113

  16. Tetteh, G. M. and Effisah-Otoo, E. (2017), "Petrography and Geochemistry of some Granitoids associated with Gold Mineralisation at Mpohor area in southeastern Ashanti Belt of the Birimian, Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, 17 1, 31 - 42

  17. Tetteh, G. M. Mensah, F. A. and Ofosu, B. (2016), "Foundation Soil Characterisation for a Building with Multiple Cracks at Tarkwa, Ghana", Advances in Research, 8 2, 1-7

  18. Tetteh, G. M. and Kyei, P. G. (2016), "Petrography and Geochemistry of a Gold Prospect at southern Sefwi Belt, Ghana", International Journal of Geology, Earth & Environmental Science, 6 2, 87-96

  19. Tetteh, G. M. and Asante, N. Y. (2016), "Petrography and Geochemistry of Birimian Gold Mineralisation in Siguiri Basin, Guinea", International Journal of Geology, Earth & Environmental Science, 6 2, 8-17

  20. Tetteh, G. M. and Mensah, F. A. (2016), "Assessment of Cracks on a Building at Tarkwa in Ghana with respect to Foliations and Joints in Foundation Tarkwaian Rocks", International Journal of Mining Science, 2 1, 25-32

  21. Tetteh, G. M. (2016), "Blast Induced Ore Movement Prediction using Rock Strength Parameters – A Case Study", Journal of Environment and Earth Science, 6 3, 18-24

  22. Tetteh, G. M., Aluah, J. A., Ahmed, J. and Alornyo, S. (2015), "Ideas to Design an in situ Diamond Drilling Core Splitter within Soft Rocks", Ghana Mining Journal, 15 2, 21-26

  23. Tetteh, G. M. and Al-Hassan, S. (2005), "Trends and statistical parameters of gold mineralisation at Dadieso on the Ashanti Belt of Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, 8 , 16-20

  24. Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. and Tetteh, G. M. (2003), "Gondite nomenclature and protore of Manganese in Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, 7 , 1-13

  25. Adjei, A. O. and Tetteh, G. M. (1996), "Deformation phases of the Togo Series of Sokode - Ho-Nyive-Honuta area, Ghana", Ghana Mining Journal, 3 1 & 2, 1-9

  1. Tetteh, G. M. (2021), "Geology, Tectonic Setting and Mineralisation Potentials of Ghana", Virtual scientific workshop on "Geosciences", 26th May 2021 between UMaT and Research Department
  2. Graham, V. and Tetteh, G. M. (2020), "Petrography and Geochemistry of some Intrusives into Metavolcanic Rock west of Butre, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020.
  3. Graham, V. and Tetteh, G. M. (2020), "Petrography and Geochemistry of some Intrusives into Metavolcanic Rock west of Butre, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020),
  4. Kyemasi, O. Tetteh, G. M., Kumi-Boateng, B. and Ziggah, Y. Y. (2020), "Review of Lineament and Lithologic Mapping by Remote Sensing and Machine Learning: a proposal for Petroleum Exploration in the Voltaian Basin, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020
  5. Tetteh, G. M. and Agyemang-Duah, D. (2020), "Petrography of Gneisses and Quartzites at some Low Lying and Hilly areas respectively at Ga West Municipality, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020
  6. Tetteh, G. M., Atakora, A. T., Affam, M. (2020), "Causes of Cracks on buildings at Akrowa in Afigya Kwabre District, Ghana: Inference from Geotechnical Soil Analyses", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020
  7. Tetteh, G. M. and Awuah, C. O. (2020), "Relationship between Manganese Oxide and other Major Oxides in the Residual Deposit at Yakau, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020
  8. Tetteh, G. M. and Odum, E. K. (2020), "Manganese Oxide content and Textural Classification of Residual Oxides at Yakau area, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020
  9. Teye, E. K. and Tetteh, G. M. (2020), "Mineralogy, Texture and Metamorphism of Tarkwaian Quarzite and Conglomerate at Amoanda Pit and Damang Cutback Pit, Ghana", The Young Geoscientists Forum (YGF-2020), Virtual, 17 to 19 November 2020
  10. Adawu, P., Tetteh, G. M. and Esiam, E. K. (2019), "Petrography of Gold Ore Particles in Carbon-in-Leach Treatment Tanks and Recovery Analysis – A Case Study", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  11. Graham, V. and Tetteh, G. M. (2019), "Tectonic Setting and Alterations of some Intrusives in the Birimian Metavolcanic Rock at Butre area, SW Ghana", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  12. Tetteh, G. M. and Edjah, C. (2019), "Gold Grade Correlated with Average Pebble Sizes in the Tarkwaian Banket Conglomerate", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  13. Tetteh, G. M. and Ibrahim, B. (2019), "Petrography and some Major Oxide compositions in Supergene Oxides at Yakau and their Relationship to country rocks", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  14. Tetteh, G. M. and Iddrisu, F. (2019), "The Relationship between Uniaxial Compressive Strength and Palaeoplacer Gold Recovery – A Case Study", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  15. Teye, E. K. and Tetteh, G. M. (2019), "Tarkwaian Palaeoplacer Gold Deposit at Damang and Amoanda Pits: Search for Petrological and Geochemical Modifications", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  16. Warden, Joel E., Tetteh, G. M. and Amankwah, R. K. (2019), "Abrasion and Work Indices: Correlation with Mineralogy of Conglomerates", 2019 Annual Conference (GHIGCON-2019) of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), 13 to 16 August 2019
  17. Yamaguchi, K. E., Hayama, H., Konuma, K., Abe, G., Yamaguchi, A., Ikehara, M., Kiyokawa, S., Ito, T., Onoue, T. Tetteh, G. M., and Nyame, F. K. (). . 2019AbSciCon Ghana2.pdf. https://filedeliver.tohou (2019), "Oxygenation of the 2.2 Ga Deep Ocean: Evidence from Birimian Greenstone Belt, Ghana", Astrobiology Science Conference 2019, https://filedeliver.tohou.ac.jp/download/login/xvo
  18. Tetteh, G. M. and Obinnyim, E. (2018), "Petrography of some Alteration types in the Birimian Supergroup SW of Obuasi, Ghana – A Case Study", 5th UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, GLM 215 - 223
  19. Tetteh, G. M. and Graham, V. (2018), "Geochemistry of the Birimian Metavolcanic Rocks and their relationship with some Granitoids at Butre-Dixcove-Mpohor areas, Ghana", 5th UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, GLM 205 - 215
  20. Tetteh G. M. and Adu-Gyamfi P. (2014), "Petrography and Geochemistry of Rocks Hosting the Homase Gold deposit within the northwest Ashanti Belt", , Ghana. 3rd UMaT Biennial International Mining and
  21. Tetteh G. M. and Effisah-Otoo E. (2014), "Petrography and Geochemistry of some Granitoids associated with Gold Mineralisation at Mpohor area in southeastern Ashanti Belt of the Birimian, Ghana", , 3rd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral
  22. Tetteh G. M., Aluah J. A., Ahmed J. and Alornyo S. (2014), "Ideas to Design an in situ Diamond Drilling Core Splitter within Soft Rocks", , 3rd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Minera
  23. Goto, K. T., Ito, T., Suzuki, K., Kashiwabara, T., Takaya, Y., Shimoda, G., Nozaki, T., Kiyokawa, S., Tetteh, G. M., Nyame, F. K. (2014), "Nsuta Mn deposit in Ghana: Implications for the Paleoproterozoic ocean redox state", , Committee for the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2
  24. Kiyokawa, S., Ito, T., Tetteh, G. M., Nyame, F. K. (2014), "Stratigraphic Sequence in the Axim-Princess Town section of the coastal Paleoproterozoic Greenstone Belt in the Birimian", , Submission No.: 00600 (BPT23-09)Session: B-PT23 De
  25. Tetteh, G. M. and Amanor, C. T. (2013), "Pathfinder Geochemical Signatures of Gold in Soil at Boako Project in Sefwi Belt of Ghana. Gold Deposits of SW Ghana", , Conference organised by Newmont Gold Exploration
  26. Tetteh, G. M. and Hammond, N. Q. (2012), "Chlorite composition and temperature constraints on the Nsuta Manganese deposit in the Birimian of Ghana", , 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral
  27. Tetteh, G. M. and Adade, D. J. (2012), "Blast induced ore movement calibration using rock strength parameters A case study", , 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral
  28. Tetteh, G. M. and Beukes, N. J. (2011), "Textural and chemical signatures of recrystallised manganese carbonate at Nsuta of the Birimian of Ghana", , CAG23 Colloquium on African Geology, 8-16th Januar
  29. Tetteh, G. M. and Asiedu, D. K. (2011), "Microprobe analyses of irregular plagioclase in host rocks and carbonate ore of Nsuta manganese deposit, Ghana", , CAG23 Colloquium on African Geology, 8-16th Januar
  30. Tetteh, G. M. and Nyame, F. K. (2011), "Trace element characteristics in host rocks of the Nsuta Manganese deposit in the Birimian of Ghana", , CAG23 Colloquium on African Geology, 8-16th Janua
  31. Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. and Tetteh, G. M. (2004), "Some thoughts on Mn genesis at Nsuta, Ghana", , 90th Anniversary Conference of the Geological Surv
  32. Kuma, J. S. and Tetteh, G. M. (2004), "Hydrochemical evaluation of surface waters in the Tarkwa Gold Mining District, Ghana", , 90th Anniversary Conference of the Geological Surv
  33. Adjei, A. O. and Tetteh, G. M. (1993), "Pre-Pan African structures in the Dahomeyan Granite of Honuta", , IGCP Conference Proceedings, Accra
  34. Adjei, A. O. and Tetteh, G. M. and Kutu, J. M. (1991), "Deformation phases in the Dahomeyan Acid Belt along the coast at Prampram, east of Tema, Accra", , Ghana. IGCP Conference Proceedings, Lome, Togo
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2020--now
Training Officer, Department of Geological Engineering, UMaT
2014--2015
Training Officer, Department of Geological Engineering, UMaT
2010--2012
Head of Department, Department of Geological Engineering
2008--2008
Head of Department, Department of Geological Engineering
2006--2008
Training Coordinator, University of Mines and Technology
2003--2006
Ag. Sports Coordinator, University of Mines and Technology
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Sedimentary Petrology
Structural Geology and Map Work
Exploration Geochemistry
Economic Geology and Industrial Minerals
Geological Methods in Oil Exploration
Exploration Planning and Design
Mining Geology and Laws