Mineral Exploration Book

Mineral Exploration


  • Author : S. K. Haldar
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123914668

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Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

Globally, mineral exploration has grown significantly in recent years, driven by the rapid acceleration in prices for gold and diamonds since 2004 and the emergence of a middle class in both China and India—aggressively increased demand. Despite this resurgence, no single book has been published that takes an interdisciplinary approach in addressing the full scope of mineral exploration—from mining and extraction to economic evaluation, policies, sustainability, and environmental impacts. Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications accomplishes this by presenting each topic with theoretical approaches first followed by specific applications that can be immediately implemented in the field. Presents 16 case studies that allow readers to quickly apply exploration concepts to real-life scenarios in the field Includes more than 200 illustrations and full-color photographs that aid the reader in retaining key procedures and applications Each chapter is structured so that its topic is discussed theoretically first followed by specific applications Combines both theory and application in a multidisciplinary reference that thoroughly addresses the full scope of mineral exploration Authored by an instructor with more than 30 years of experience in the field and a decade as a consultant for commercial mining companies

Biogeochemistry in Mineral Exploration Book

Biogeochemistry in Mineral Exploration


  • Author : Colin E. Dunn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 0080546498

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Biogeochemistry in Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

Significant refinements of biogeochemical methods applied to mineral exploration have been made during more than twenty years since the last major publication on this technique. This innovative, practical and comprehensive text is designed as a field handbook and an office reference volume. It outlines the historical development of biogeochemical methods applied to mineral exploration, and provides details of what, how, why and when to collect samples from all major climatic environments with examples from around the world. Recent commercialization of sophisticated analytical technology permits immensely more insight into the multi-element composition of plants. In particular, precise determination of ultra-trace levels of ‘pathfinder’ elements in dry tissues and recognition of element distribution patterns with respect to concealed mineralization. Data handling and interpretation are discussed in context of a wealth of previously unpublished information, including a section on plant mineralogy, much of which has been classified as confidential until recently. Data are provided on the biogeochemistry of more than 60 elements and, by case history examples, their roles discussed in assisting in the discovery of concealed mineral deposits. A look to the future includes the potential role of bacteria to provide new focus for mineral exploration. Analyses of samples from the controlled environment of Britain’s Eden Project are presented on an accompanying CD as part of a database that includes, also, the potential role of the halogens to assist in mineral exploration. Data on this CD provide a ‘hands-on’ approach for the reader to interrogate and personally assess real datasets from the burgeoning discipline of biogeochemical exploration. * Describes the practical aspects of plant selection and collection in different environments around the world, and how to process and analyze them * Discusses more than 60 elements in plants, with data interpretation and case

Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining Book

Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining


  • Author : Roger Marjoribanks
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 115
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401158220

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Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining Excerpt :

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.

Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation Book

Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation


  • Author : S. M. Gandhi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128053324

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Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation Excerpt :

Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation offers a thorough overview of methods used in mineral exploration campaigns, evaluation, reporting and economic assessment processes. Fully illustrated to cover the state-of-the-art exploration techniques and evaluation of mineral assets being practiced globally, this up-to-date reference offers balanced coverage of the latest knowledge and current global trends in successful mineral exploration and evaluation. From mineral deposits, to remote sensing, to sampling and analysis, Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation offers an extensive look at this rapidly changing field. Covers the complete spectrum of all aspects of ore deposits and mining them, providing a "one-stop shop" for experts and students Presents the most up-to-date information on developments and methods in all areas of mineral exploration Includes chapters on application of GIS, statistics, and geostatistics in mineral exploration and evaluation Includes case studies to enhance practical application of concepts

Novel Methods and Applications for Mineral Exploration Book

Novel Methods and Applications for Mineral Exploration


  • Author : Paul Alexandre
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-05-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039289431

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Novel Methods and Applications for Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

This special volume offers a snapshot of the latest developments in mineral exploration, in particular, geophysical, geochemical, and computational methods. It reflects the cutting-edge applications of geophysics and geochemistry, as well as novel technologies, such as in artificial intelligence and hyperspectral exploration, methods that have profoundly changed how exploration is conducted. This special volume is a representation of these cutting-edge and pioneering methods to consider and conduct exploration, and should serve both as a valuable compendium of the most innovative exploration methodologies available and as a foreshadowing of the form of future exploration. As such, this volume is of significant importance and would be useful to any exploration geologist and company

World Mineral Exploration Book

World Mineral Exploration


  • Author : John E. Tilton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-10-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317337669

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World Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

Mineral exploration is an economic activity of worldwide importance. This volume, originally published in 1988, makes a substantial contribution to the understanding of mineral exploration and the major economic, political, and geologic forces that govern it. Some chapters examine the behaviour and performance of particular participants in the exploration process while others focus on specific countries. This is a valuable title for any student interested in environmental studies and the global impact of econonmics.

Metallic Mineral Exploration Book

Metallic Mineral Exploration


  • Author : Roderick G. Eggert
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-09-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317361510

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Metallic Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

How has exploration for minerals evolved in recent years? Is it as productive an activity as it once was? Why have changes occurred? Roderick G. Eggert explores these and other questions about the complex set of circumstances surrounding metallic mineral exploration. Originally published in 1987, Eggert documents trends in the level and the distribution of expenditures by mining companies for metallic mineral exploration and examines a number of factors that may be responsible for these trends. This significant study serves as a handy introduction to the subject for students interested in environmental studies, natural resources, and economics.

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data for Mineral Exploration and Environmental Monitoring of Mined Areas Book

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data for Mineral Exploration and Environmental Monitoring of Mined Areas


  • Author : Amin Beiranvand Pour
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-09-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9783036512648

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Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data for Mineral Exploration and Environmental Monitoring of Mined Areas Excerpt :

In recent decades, remote sensing technology has been incorporated in numerous mineral exploration projects in metallogenic provinces around the world. Multispectral and hyperspectral sensors play a significant role in affording unique data for mineral exploration and environmental hazard monitoring. This book covers the advances of remote sensing data processing algorithms in mineral exploration, and the technology can be used in monitoring and decision-making in relation to environmental mining hazard. This book presents state-of-the-art approaches on recent remote sensing and GIS-based mineral prospectivity modeling, offering excellent information to professional earth scientists, researchers, mineral exploration communities and mining companies.

Applied Geochemistry Book

Applied Geochemistry


  • Author : Athanas S. Macheyeki
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-02-14
  • Genre: Geochemical prospecting
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128194959

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Applied Geochemistry Excerpt :

Applied Geochemistry: Advances in Mineral Exploration Techniques is a book targeting all levels of exploration geologists, geology students and geoscientists working in the mining industry. This reference book covers mineral exploration techniques from multiple dimensions, including the application of statistics - both principal component analysis and factor analysis - to multifractal modeling. The book explains these approaches step-by-step and gives their limitations. In addition to techniques and applications in mineral exploration, Applied Geochemistry describes mineral deposits and the theories underpinning their formation through worldwide case studies. Includes both conventional and nonconventional techniques for mineral exploration, including lithogeochemical methods Highlights the importance and applications of multifractal models, 3D - mineral prospectivity modeling Features case studies from mines and mineral exploration ventures around the world

Innovative Exploration Methods for Minerals  Oil  Gas  and Groundwater for Sustainable Development Book

Innovative Exploration Methods for Minerals Oil Gas and Groundwater for Sustainable Development


  • Author : A. K. Moitra
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-12-08
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128239995

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Innovative Exploration Methods for Minerals Oil Gas and Groundwater for Sustainable Development Excerpt :

Innovative Exploration Methods for Mineral, Oil, Gas, and Groundwater for Sustainable Development provides an integrated approach to exploration encompassing geology, geophysics, mining, and mineral processing. In addition, groundwater exploration is included, as it is central to the development of earth resources. As the demand for coal, minerals, oil and gas, and water continues to grow globally, researchers must prioritize sustainable exploration methods. Old technologies are being replaced speedily and exploration work has become fast, focused, meaningful, and readily reproducible keeping in pace with the changing global scenario. The themes of exploration of energy resources, exploration of minerals, groundwater exploration and processing and mineral engineering are separated out into sections and chapters included in these sections include case studies focusing on tools and techniques for exploration. Innovative Exploration Methods for Mineral, Oil, Gas, and Groundwater for Sustainable Development gives insight to modern concepts of exploration for those working in the various fields of energy, mineral, and groundwater exploration. Presents innovative research that will both challenge and complement the traditional concepts of exploration Covers a wide range of instruments and their applications, as well as the tools and processes that need to be followed for modern exploration work Includes research on groundwater exploration with a focus on conservation and sustainable exploration and development

Advanced Algorithms for Mineral and Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Book

Advanced Algorithms for Mineral and Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Synthetic Aperture Radar


  • Author : Maged Marghany
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-12-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128218020

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Advanced Algorithms for Mineral and Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Excerpt :

Advanced Algorithms for Mineral and Hydrocarbon Exploration Using Synthetic Aperture Radar is a research- and practically-based reference that bridges the gap between the remote sensing industry and the mineral and hydrocarbon exploration industry. In this context, the book explains how to commercialize the applications of synthetic aperture radar and quantum interferometry synthetic aperture radar (QInSAR) for mineral and hydrocarbon exploration. This multidisciplinary reference is useful for oil and gas companies, the mining industry, geoscientists, and coastal and petroleum engineers. Presents both theoretical and practical applications of various types of remote sensing for hydrocarbon and mineral exploration Covers specific problems for exploration professionals and provides applications for solving each problem Includes more than 100 images and figures to help explain the concepts and applications described in the book

Introduction to Mineral Exploration Book

Introduction to Mineral Exploration


  • Author : Charles Moon
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2006-01-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 1405113170

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Introduction to Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

This new, up dated edition of Introduction to Mineral Exploration provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of mineral exploration. Covers not only the nature of mineral exploration but also considers other factors essential to successful exploration, from target evaluation to feasibility studies for extraction and production. Includes six detailed case studies, selected for the range of different problems and considerations they present to the mineral explorationist. Features new chapters on handling mineral exploration data and a new case study on the exploration for diamonds. Essential reading for upper level undergraduates studying ore geology, mineral exploration, mining geology, coal exploration, and industrial minerals, as well as professional geologists. Artwork from the book is available to instructors online at www.blackwellpublishing.com/moon.

Methods and Applications in Petroleum and Mineral Exploration and Engineering Geology Book

Methods and Applications in Petroleum and Mineral Exploration and Engineering Geology


  • Author : Said Gaci
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-06-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323856188

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Methods and Applications in Petroleum and Mineral Exploration and Engineering Geology Excerpt :

Methods and Applications in Petroleum and Mineral Exploration and Engineering Geology is an interdisciplinary book bridging the fields of earth sciences and engineering. It covers topics on natural resources exploration as well as the application of geological exploration methods and techniques to engineering problems. Each topic is presented through theoretical approaches that are illustrated by case studies from around the globe. Methods and Applications in Petroleum and Mineral Exploration and Engineering Geology is a key resource for both academics and professionals, offering both practical and applied knowledge in resources exploration and engineering geology. Features new exploration technologies including seismic, satellite images, basin studies, geochemical modeling and analysis Presents cases studies from different countries such as the Hoggar area (Algeria), Urals and Siberia (Russia), North of Chile (II and III regions), and North of Italy (Trentino Alto adige) Includes applications of the novel methods discussed

Rock Geochemistry in Mineral Exploration Book

Rock Geochemistry in Mineral Exploration


  • Author : G.J.S. Govett
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 461
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483289700

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Rock Geochemistry in Mineral Exploration Excerpt :

Handbook of Exploration Geochemistry, Volume 3: Rock Geochemistry in Mineral Exploration focuses on the application of rock geochemistry in mineral exploration, including deposits of plutonic association, volcanic and sedimentary association, and sequence of geochemical exploration. The publication first elaborates on geochemistry in the exploration sequence, crustal abundance, geochemical behavior of elements, and problems of sampling and recognition of geochemical anomalies. Discussions focus on population partition, spatial distribution of data, abundance of elements, classification and geochemical behavior of elements, principles underlying geochemical exploration, sequence of geochemical exploration, and main types of geochemical surveys. The text then takes a look at regional scale exploration for deposits of plutonic association; regional scale exploration for vein and replacement deposits; and regional scale exploration for stratiform deposits of volcanic and sedimentary association. The book ponders on the synthesis of geochemical responses and operational conclusions, local and mine scale exploration for stratiform deposits of volcanic and sedimentary association in Cyprus, Turkey, and Oceania, New Brunswick deposits, and Precambrian, Proterozoic, and Kuroko deposits. The text is a valuable reference for researchers interested in the application of rock geochemistry in mineral exploration.