About Jim

Jim Prudden is a professional geologist with nearly 40 years of experience in alluvial geology, gemology, and mine management.

Jim began his professional career in the minerals industry as an underground mine surveyor. He has profitably operated his own small mines. He has had varied international experience in senior exploration and production situations with major corporations and clients involved in a variety of metal and industrial minerals.

In his almost 40 years of experience, Jim has worked in China, Russia, Canada, Australia, and many countries in South and Central America, Africa and the South Pacific. Alluvial deposits, nickel laterites, massive sulfide and gem evaluation are his specialties.

Jim is a Qualified Professional Geologist and Certified Diamond Appraiser. His comprehensive work history is available on LinkedIn.