Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications by Swapan Kumar Haldar

Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications

bySwapan Kumar Haldar, S. K. Haldar

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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

About The Author

1. Academic qualification: B. Sc (Hons) 1963, and M. Sc (Geology) 1965, Calcutta University, D. Sc, 1983, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.2. Professional Affiliation: Life Member of Mining Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India, Indian Geological Congress and Indian Society of Earth Sciences.3. Work Experience...
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Title:Mineral Exploration: Principles and ApplicationsFormat:OtherDimensions:372 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 31, 2012Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123914663

ISBN - 13:9780123914668

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Table of Contents

1. Mineral Exploration 2. Economic Mineral deposits and host rocks 3. Exploration Geology 4. Exploration Geochemistry 5. Exploration Geophysics 6. Photo-geology, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System in Mineral Exploration 7. Sampling Methods 8. Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Estimation 9. Statistical and Geo-statistical applications in geology 10. Exploration Modeling 11. Elements of Mining 12. Mineral Processing 13. Mineral Economics 14. Environmental System Management of Mineral Resources and Sustainable development 15. Mineral deposits - Case studies 15.1. Zawar group pf zinc-lead deposit, Rajasthan 15.2. Rajpura Dariba-Bethumni zinc-lead-silver belt, Rajasthan 15.3. Rampura Agucha zinc-lead-silver deposit, Rajasthan 15.4. Malanjkhond copper deposit, Madhya Pradesh 15.5. Exploration, mining, beneficiation and environment management 15.6. Neves Corvo zinc-lead-copper deposit, Portugal 15.7. Broken Hill zinc-lead deposit, Australia 15.8. Sudbury nickel-copper-PGE deposits, Canada 15.9. Bushveld chromium-platinum deposits, South Africa 15.10. Mineral Discovery trend: The First Fifty Years