On November 14, 2005, the Canadian and international petrological communities lost, suddenly, one of their true great heroes. Ronald Frank Emslie was one of Canada’s outstanding geoscientists, who made immense contributions to the fields of igneous petrology, geochemistry and mineralogy. Ron dedicated most summers of his more than 35 years with the Geological Survey of Canada carrying out a prodigious amount of difficult field work in remote areas, a task matched only by a sustained level of excellence. His body of work on magmatism in the Grenville, Churchill and Nain provinces of the eastern Canadian Shield has been a vital...

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