Introduction to Mineral Exploration

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Charles Moon, Michael Whateley, Anthony M. Evans
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 23, 2009 - Science - 496 pages
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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.

  

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Contents

Ore Mineral Economics and Mineral Exploration
3
The Mineralogy of Economic Deposits
19
Mineral Deposit Geology and Models
33
Reconnaissance Exploration
52
From Prospect to Prefeasibility
70
Remote Sensing
104
Geophysical Methods
127
Exploration Geochemistry
155
Project Evaluation
253
Cliffe Hill Quarry Leicestershire Development of Aggregate Reserves
281
Soma Lignite Basin Turkey
294
Witwatersrand Conglomerate Gold West Rand
320
A Volcanicassociated Massive Sulfide Deposit Kidd Creek Ontario
358
Disseminated Precious Metals Trinity Mine Nevada
382
Diamond Exploration Ekati and Diavik Mines Canada
413
Internet Links
444

Mineral Exploration Data
179
Evaluation Techniques
199

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About the author (2009)

Charles J. Moon is currently Senior Lecturer in Mineral Exploration at the University of Leicester, England. He has over 30 years’ experience in using and developing mineral exploration techniques on six continents, particularly in the fields of exploration geochemistry and GIS.


Michael K.G. Whateley is currently Principal Consultant-Manager with Rio Tinto Technical Services in Bristol, England, where he manages strategic planning of projects and conducts project reviews for investment decisions on coal, base, and precious metal deposits. He has over 35 years’ geological and management experience, including 12 years in tertiary education.


Anthony M. Evans was formerly Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester and editor of a number of successful texts on mineral deposits.

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