President Enders, members, and guests: David Leach’s contributions to our science, as well as to mentoring young scientists in economic geology and to “administration” in our community, have been monumental. His overall contributions during the previous four decades, continuing until his supposed “retirement” last year, have continually impacted our evolving understanding of ore deposits. Even in his post-retirement status, which I’m certain his wife Susan would agree had nothing to do with retiring, David remains a leader in our field. It is a pleasure to present David tonight with the Penrose Gold Medal, our society’s highest award for an exceptional...

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