The Hawley Medal is awarded to the authors of the best paper to appear in The Canadian Mineralogist in a given year. The award is named in honor of Dr. J.E. Hawley (1897–1965) who was distinguished professor of mineralogy at Queen's University. The paper is selected by a committee of three members selected by the Chair of the Nominating Committee.
The following paper has won this prestigious award for the best paper published in 2016:
‘‘PARTITIONING OF CHLORINE BETWEEN NaCl BRINES AND FERRO-PARGASITE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FORMATION OF CHLORINE-RICH AMPHIBOLES IN MAFIC ROCKS.''