Platinum-nickel-chromium Deposits: Geology, Exploration And Reserve Base by Swapan Kumar HaldarPlatinum-nickel-chromium Deposits: Geology, Exploration And Reserve Base by Swapan Kumar Haldar

Platinum-nickel-chromium Deposits: Geology, Exploration And Reserve Base

bySwapan Kumar Haldar

Paperback | August 26, 2016

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Platinum-Nickel-Chromium Deposits: Geology, Exploration, and Reserve Baseis the first reference book to combine information on the discovery of numerous minerals within existing deposits. This book recognizes the close affinity and great natural coexistence of platinum, palladium, chromium, nickel, copper, gold, and silver hosted by unique stratigraphy (mafic-ultramafic intrusive of layered ingenious complex) in a diverse structural set up.

The chapters are organized in a logical sequence of introductory physical and chemical properties, demand-supply scenario, price trend, substitution-recycling and uses of these metals, stratigraphy and host rocks, geochemistry, global distribution of existing deposits in six mega continents, genetic system, reserves-resources overview, common characteristic features aiding as exploration guides for new targets, hazards, and sustainable development. This reference book is a must for students, research scholars, teachers, and professional explorers in economic geology, geography, and allied subjects.



  • Presents over 150 full color illustrations including maps, diagrams, and charts
  • Illustrates the key concepts in a clear and informative manner
  • Authored by one of the world's leading geoscientists
  • Provides unique coverage of high value mineral deposits through an approach accessible to industry professionals, academic researchers, and students alike
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:Platinum-nickel-chromium Deposits: Geology, Exploration And Reserve BaseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 26, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128020415

ISBN - 13:9780128020418

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Geology 3. Deposits of Africa 4. Deposits of North America 5. Deposits of South America 6. Deposits of Asia 7. Deposits of Australia 8. Deposits of Europe 9. Genetic Model 10. Reserve Base 11. Exploration Guide 12. Hazards of Mineral Industry and Sustainable Development