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Roger Austin Newell, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Newell has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of geology, minerals exploration and mine development

An elected fellow and the former foundation president of the Society of Economic Geologists, Dr. Roger Austin Newell is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

    GOLDEN, CO, August 22, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Roger Austin Newell, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Newell celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A proven leader in geology, Dr. Newell is a retired mining company executive who worked throughout the country for more than 40 years. Concluding his career as the director of Midway Gold Inc. in 2016, he has since remained active as a consulting geologist. Notably, he has excelled as the vice president of development for Western Exploration, Inc. and Capital Gold, Inc. as well as the president and the chief executive officer of Lake Victoria Mining Company. Dr. Newell also served in various capacities for the Gold Fields Mining Company, Newmont Exploration Ltd. and Kennecott Exploration Ltd.

Acquiring and developing the El Chanate Gold Mine in Sonora, Mexico, Dr. Newell also found success with Newmont Exploration. Furthermore, he consults on the development of a gold project in southeastern Arizona known as "Mexican Hat." Located 72 miles from Tucson, "Mexican Hat" claims and exploration licenses cover approximately 4,800 acres and is a most promising gold development in the southwestern United States.

Dr. Newell is a past alumni president of the Colorado School of Mines. An elected fellow and the former foundation president of the Society of Economic Geologists, he is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. Likewise, Dr. Newell is a 50-year-plus member of the American Institute of Mining and Exploration (AIME), the Society of Mining Engineers and past member of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society. He is a member of the Union League Club, New York, NY.

Dr. Newell initially earned a bachelor's degree in geology from the University of Oregon in 1965. He subsequently completed service in the Malaysia Peace Corps between 1965 and 1968 before graduating with a master's degree at the Colorado School of Mines in 1971 and a Doctor of Philosophy at Stanford University in 1975. A retired qualified geologist through the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, he accepted a Henry DeWitt Smith scholarship at Stanford University in 1972. A celebrated Marquis listee, Dr. Newell has been featured in the 24th edition of Who's Who in the West.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Roger Austin Newell, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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