OUR TEAM

Luciano M. Bocanegra

Principal Economic Geologist

Luciano has more than 15 years of experience in the mining industry, with expertise in evaluation and exploration of mining assets. He has executed exploration works in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil. Formed in mining companies such Rio Tinto, Hochschild Mining, and since 2015 has worked as advisor and technical consultant in several international companies with projects in Latin America.
He obtained a postgraduate degree in certification and valuation of mining assets and he have developed strong skills in surface mapping, sampling, QA/QC, core logging, mineral vectoring and targeting in metal deposits of diverse commodities such copper, gold, silver, base metal, bauxites and diamonds.

Member of Society of Economic Geology (N ° 78650).
Member of Colegio de Geólogos de Chile (No. 172).
Member in the International Association of the Genesis of Ore Deposits.

María Carolina Díaz Geólogo

María Carolina Díaz V.

Exploration and Spectral Geologist

María Carolina gained experience in mining companies such Freeport-McMoran and Lundin Mining, developing the exploration around Candelaria mine, one of the largest copper producer districts in Chile, and one of the biggest IOCG mine in the world. Also, she carried out researches in Sediment Hosted Gold Deposits in the San Antonio district.
Since 2016, María Carolina has acquired extensive experience in hydrothermal alteration and mineralization in different systems focused on spectral geology, and also the applied study over deleterious clays in engeeniering projects.

Member of Colegio de Geólogos de Chile (No. 608).

Strategic Partners

Our purpose is to have strategic alliances with consultants and service companies in the mining industry that strengthen us to work like interdisciplinary teams, complementing in areas such as Remote Images, Geochemical Analysis, Engineering, Safety, Environmental Studies and highly qualified field technicians.

Partner Mineral Vector Services

A professional team that provides vectoring solutions to mining exploration from regional to local scale, focusing on the analysis, ordering, interpretation, to vectorize the variables towards a mineralized system.

Partner Field Manager Software

An Android supported GIS for field data capture and visualization,
focused in mining exploration works and geological mapping.
Easy learning and friendly use made by geologist for geologist.
Petra Gaia is proud representative for Field Manager in Chile.