Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining
Originally published by Chapman & Hall, London, 1997
2nd ed. 2010, XV, 238 p.
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Offers a practical "how to" approach in a concise and relevant way
Covers basic field techniques for explorationists
Written by experienced industry professional in clear, readable style
This practical step-by-step guide describes the key geological field techniques needed by today's exploration geologists involved in the search for metallic deposits. The techniques described are fundamental to the collection, storage and presentation of geological data and their use to locate ore. This book explains the various tasks which the exploration geologist is asked to perform in the sequence in which they might be employed in an actual exploration project. Hints and tips are give. The steps are illustrated with numerous examples drawn from real projects on which the author has worked. The book emphasizes traditional skills and shows how they can be combined effectively with modern technological approaches.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Fundament - development - environment - exploration - formation - geophysics - mineral - mineral deposits - mining - prospecting