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educator , Geologist

Heikki Tapani Papunen, Finnish geologist, educator. Decorated Honour Order of the White Rose Knighthood, 1994, Otto Trüstedt medal and prize, 2000. 1st lieutenant Finland Military Engineering, 1962-1963. Fellow Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society Finland (chairman 1975-1976), Society Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (president 1999-2000).


Papunen, Heikki Tapani was born on December 28, 1936 in Ikaalinen, Finland. Son of Kalle V. and Ella (Isotalo) Papunen.


Master of Science, Helsinki University, 1960. License, Turku University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Turku University, 1971.


Assistant teacher, Turku U., 1960-1970; lecturer in geology, Turku U., 1970-1971; associate professor, Turku U., 1971-1981; professor, Turku U., since 1981. Associate consultant field geologist Outokumpu Oy exploration, Finland, 1960-1974. Consultant economics geologist several companies and surveys, Finland, since 1975.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Ni-Cu Deposits of the Baltic Shield, 1985, Economic Geology of Finland, 1986. Editor, author: Economic Geology, 1979. Contributor more than 50 articles to professional journals.


First lieutenant Finland Military Engineering, 1962-1963. Fellow Mineral. Society American, Geological Society Finland (chairman 1975-1976), Commision on Ore Deposits in Mafic and Ultramafic Rocks, International Association Genesis Ore Deposits.


Married Aila Irma Koivusaari, June 5, 1960. Children: Paula, Marja, Pirjo.

Kalle V. Papunen

Ella (Isotalo) Papunen

Aila Irma Koivusaari

Paula Papunen

Pirjo Papunen

Marja Papunen