The Medallion Board of Expert Advisors
Medallion has a pre-eminent Advisory Board – experts to advise it as it strives to become a new leader in the exploration for rare-earth elements. Each member is chosen for general excellence in the mining and financial industries and for significant specialties that will assist Medallion in acquiring properties, financing, technologies and recognition in the business and technical worlds.
James G. Clark, PhD, LGeo
Jim Clark brings to Medallion 30 years of exploration experience in a broad cross section of commodities, including rare-earth-elements (REE’s). He is the current Vice President of Exploration for Rare Element Resources Ltd (TSX-V: RES), owner of the Bear Lodge, Wyoming, REE project. Dr Clark has a strong field and laboratory orientation with extensive experience in managing exploration programs for REE’s, niobium, gold, base metals, and industrial minerals. He has worked for Molycorp Inc’s REE program and played a key role in Hecla Mining Company’s identification of the Bear Lodge REE resource. Dr Clark is the owner and Chief Geologist of Applied Petrographics, Inc, a consulting company he formed in 1998 to provide petrographic and micro-analytical services to the mining industry. He holds a PhD from the University of Oregon and is an NI43-101 Qualified Person licensed in the State of Washington.
Anthony (Tony) Mariano, PhD
Dr Mariano is a highly-respected geological consultant who has been the “go-to” expert for decades on the geology and mineralogy of rare-earth elements (REEs), niobium, tantalum and other rare metals. A seasoned mineralogist, exploration geologist and petrographer, Tony integrates his strong knowledge of geology, mineralogy and extractive metallurgy to predict the success of proposed rare-earth ventures. Many international companies depend on Dr Mariano’s professional opinions on the economic viability of deposits based on mineralogical examination, lab work and field visits. After earning his PhD in geology from Boston University, Tony worked a number of years at Kennecott Research’s lab in Massachusetts, after which he began his career as a consulting geologist, specializing in carbonatite-hosted rare-earth and niobium deposits. Dr Mariano is an advisor to a number of REE Companies including MolyCorp Inc. (NYSE:MCP) and Rare Element Resources Ltd. (AMEX: REE, TSX.V:RES,).
To view a recent interview with Dr. Mariano visit:
Rare Earth Mining Innovations: Anthony Mariano
Mark Saxon, B.Sc.(Hons) GDipAppFin, MAusIMM, MAIG
Mr. Saxon has 20 years of experience in exploration and resource geology. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1991 with a First Class Bachelor of Science (Honours) in geology, and is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr Saxon has worked for Pasminco Australia Ltd in Australia and South America.Mr Saxon has considerable experience and practical knowledge of the geology, prospectivity and operating environments of Australia, Northern Europe and South America. Mr Saxon was the President & CEO of Tasman Metals Ltd from 2009 to 2016, until the acquisition of Tasman by Leading Edge Materials. Mr. Saxon is also a director or advisory board member of other publicly-listed companies.