Mineral Deposits Of Finland

Hardcover | June 23, 2015

byWolfgang Derek Maier, Raimo Lahtinen, Hugh O'brien

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Mineral Deposits of Finland is the only up-to-date and inclusive reference available that fully captures the scope of Finland's mineral deposits and their economic potential. Finland hosts Europe's most mature rocks and large cratonic blocks, analogous to western Australia and Southern Africa, which are the most mineralized terrains on Earth. Authored by the world's premier experts on Finnish mineral exploration and mining, Mineral Deposits of Finland offers a thorough summary of the mineral deposits and their petrogenesis, helping readers to map, explore, and identify Finland's renewed potential for mineral exploration and extraction. Presents a thoroughly inclusive catalogue of Finland's mineral deposits and their economic potential Features full-color figures, illustrations, working examples and photographs to aid the reader in retaining key concepts to underscore major advances in the exploration of Finland's mineral resources Offers concise chapter summaries authored by leaders in geological research, which provide accessible overviews of deposit classes

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Mineral Deposits of Finland is the only up-to-date and inclusive reference available that fully captures the scope of Finland's mineral deposits and their economic potential. Finland hosts Europe's most mature rocks and large cratonic blocks, analogous to western Australia and Southern Africa, which are the most mineralized terrains on...

Wolfgang D. Maier is Professor of Economic Geology at Cardiff University, Wales, UK. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field conducting research on magmatic ore deposits. He has authored more than 100 journal papers and has been a contributing author or editor of several books, monographs, and geological maps.Raimo Lahtine...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:802 pages, 9.21 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:June 23, 2015Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012410438X

ISBN - 13:9780124104389

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1. A history of the exploration for and discovery of Finland's ore deposits 2. Synthesis of geological evolution and metallogeny of Finland 3. Magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) deposits 4. Deposits related to carbonatities and kimberlites 5. Gold deposits 6. Fe deposits of Finland 7. VMS deposits 8. Deposits related to granites 9. Other types of mineral deposits 11. Exploration methods 12. Finland's mineral resources--Opportunities and challenges for future mining