Essentials Of Mineral Exploration And Evaluation by S. M. Gandhi

Essentials Of Mineral Exploration And Evaluation

byS. M. Gandhi, B. C. SarkarEditorS. M. Gandhi

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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

About The Author

Dr. S.M. Gandhi obtained his M. Tech and Ph.D degrees in Applied Geology in 1967 and 1975, respectively, from Sagar University, India. He joined Hindustan Zinc (HZL) in 1971 as Exploration/Mining geologist and worked in Zawar group of mines until 1974. Between 1974 and 1979, he was a Canadian Commonwealth Fellow and carried out researc...

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Title:Essentials Of Mineral Exploration And EvaluationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:410 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 2, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128053291

ISBN - 13:9780128053294

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Table of Contents

1 Metals and Minerals: Global trends, Outlook and Mineral Exploration 2 Mineral Deposits, Types & Associations 3 Reconnaissance and Prospecting 4 Remote Sensing Techniques 5 Geophysical Exploration 6 Geochemical Exploration 7 Geological Exploration 8 Drilling 9 Sampling and Analysis 10 Geographic Information System & Common Earth Model 11 Conventional and Statistical Resource/Reserve Estimation 12 Geostatistical Resource/Reserve Estimation 13 Mineral Resource/Reserve Classification 14 Valuation of Mineral Properties

Appendix: Case study of Rampura-Agucha Zinc-lead Deposit, India (World's largest zinc mine)