Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining

  • Authors
  • Roger W. Marjoribanks

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Roger W. Marjoribanks
    Pages 1-7
  3. Roger W. Marjoribanks
    Pages 9-30
  4. Roger W. Marjoribanks
    Pages 31-38
  5. Roger W. Marjoribanks
    Pages 39-69
  6. Roger W. Marjoribanks
    Pages 71-76
  7. Roger W. Marjoribanks
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  8. Roger W. Marjoribanks
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 89-115

About this book


This book is written as a practical field manual to effective. Each geolOgist has to develop his/her be used by geologists engaged in mineral explo­ own techniques and will ultimately be judged on ration. It is also hoped that it will serve as a text results, not the process by which these results and reference for students in Applied Geology were reached. In mineral exploration, the only courses of universities and colleges. The book 'right' way of doing anything is the way that aims to outline some of the practical skills that locates ore in the quickest and most cost-effective turn the graduate geologist into an explo­ manner. It is preferable, however, for an individ­ rationist:. It is intended as a practical 'how to' ual to develop his/her own method of operation book, rather than as a text on geological or ore after having tried, and become aware of, those deposit theory. procedures which experience has shown to work An explorationist is a professional who search­ well and which are generally accepted in indus­ try as good exploration practice. es for ore bodies in a scientific and structured way. Although an awkward and artificial term, The chapters of the book approximately fol­ this is the only available word to describe the low the steps which a typical exploration pro­ totality of the skills which are needed to locate gramme would go through. In Chapter 1, the and define economic mineralization.


Fundament environment exploration formation geophysics mineral mineral deposits mining prospecting safety

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-6459-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-5822-0
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