Born and raised in Lima, Perú, Pareja earned a B.Sc. degree
(1989) in Geological Engineering at the Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria
(UNI), Lima, Perú. While in college, Pareja worked as a mine geologist
and in gold exploration in southern Perú. From 1989 to 1991, he
was employed full-time by UNI as a laboratory instructor in mineralogy
and microscopy and to conduct research on mineralogy and alteration at
Cu-Zn-Pb-Ag veins hosted by volcanic rocks in southern Perú. Pareja
obtained a Ph.D. degree at Stanford (May 1998) studying the gold-bearing
quartz-hematite (jasperoid) bodies of the
Superior mining district, Arizona.
Since June 1998 he is been working as Senior Geologist in charge of one of the
exploration teams at Mauricio Hochschild y Cia, based in Lima, Perú.
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