Best Reference Books – Mineral Economics

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Mineral Economics subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Mineral Economics along with reviews.

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1. “Mineral Economics” by N L Sharma and Sinha

“Mineral Economics” Book Review: This book is useful for students of geology and mining. It gives basic knowledge about the vast facets of the subject and in preparing students for taking up the responsibility of steering the development of mineral resources. It covers topics on mineral legislation in India and abroad, mineral resources and law of the seabed, grading and marketing, method of estimating mineral reserves including petroleum, principle and methods of ore dressing.

2. “Mining Geology” by Arogyaswamy

“Mining Geology” Book Review: This book is useful for the students of B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Tech, and aims beyond. It covers subjects such as Managerial Economics, Projects Planning and the use of computers. It also contains subjects useful for day to day work in the field of geology. It provides the aspects of open cast mining such as deployment and utilisation of heavy earth moving machines and the techniques of blasting as applied to open cast mining. It reflects the recent changes in the Mineral Concession Rules and also in the Mineral Conservation and Development Rules.

3. “Prospecting for Atomic Minerals” by Knoerr A. W
4. “Mine and Mineral Economics” by Subhash C Ray and Indra N Sinha

“Mine and Mineral Economics” Book Review: The book is for the undergraduate students of mining engineering and for the postgraduate students of earth science. It elaborates the principles of mine and mineral economics. This book gives the account of quantitative and logical aspects of mine finance and accounting. It highlights the distinctive features of the mineral policies of a few countries and the characteristic features of a national mineral policy. This book scrutinizes and assists understanding of economic and policy issues, programmes and plans for surveying, mining, beneficiation and marketing activities.

5. “Economic Geology: Economic Mineral Deposits” by U Prasad

“Economic Geology: Economic Mineral Deposits” Book Review: This book can be used by the students pursuing B.Sc. And M.Sc. in Geology. This book discusses the mineral paragenesis and zoning metallogenic epochs and provinces and controls of mineral localisation. It has topics explaining essential factors in mineral deposition and ore-genesis and processes of formation of mineral deposits. This book also gives an account of information on classification of mineral deposits metallic mineral deposit non-metallic minerals.

6. “Economic Mineral Deposits” by Mead L Jensen and Alan M Bateman

“Economic Mineral Deposits” Book Review: This book is for the students pursuing mining engineering. It contains principles of mineral economics and exploration. And a brief history about use of minerals and the development of economic geology. It also contains topics like materials of mineral deposits and its formation, petrology of mineral deposits: magmas, solutions, and sediments. It describes the different processes of formation of mineral deposits like magmatic concentration, sublimation, contact metasomatism, sedimentation, hydrothermal, etc. This book also explains about the processes like bacteriogenic, submarine exhalation and volcanogenic, evaporation oxidation and supergene enrichment and many more. It also has an account of mineral deposition of metallic and non-metallic minerals. This book has general abrasives and abrasion minerals general references on economic geology index.

7. “An Introduction to Mineral Economics” by K K Chatterjee
8. “Ore Geology, Economic Minerals and Mineral Economics, Vol. 2” by S K Tiwari

“Ore Geology, Economic Minerals and Mineral Economics, Vol. 2” Book Review: This book is for the students preparing for NET, GATE, SLET and ONGC. And for the individual preparing for administrative exams like IAS, IPS, IFS, PCS. And for the students of geography, geology, environmental sciences and mining engineering. It contains information about the development in marine science and increasing concern about environment and ocean resources, forest resources. It gives an account of information on mineral economics. It also encomposses classification norms of mineral deposits, geo-statics. And also tells about criteria for mineral examination and investments, ore microscopy, processing. It has legal provisions, national mineral policies mentioned in it. This book has mention of mineral based companies and narrates about the abrasive need of minerals like iron, steel, aluminium, cement and fertilizers.

9. “Mineral Economics: Development and Management of Natural Resources (Developments in Economic Geology)” by O Rudawsky

“Mineral Economics: Development and Management of Natural Resources (Developments in Economic Geology)” Book Review: This book is for the students of mineral engineers, economics. And to the graduates of resource economics, mineral economics and natural resource management, environmental science. This book contains information on the feasibility on the behalf of private interests, development and use of natural resources from the societal point of view. It has many basic concepts explained. It has details regarding discoverable stocks of renewable and non renewable natural resources. It has many small additional notes and references too. Many unpublished references are also taken into consideration.

10. “Mineral Economics and Policy” by John E Tilton and Juan Ignacio Guzmán

“Mineral Economics and Policy” Book Review: This book is for the graduates and undergraduates of mining engineering. And to the professionals and investors in the field of mining and commodity markets. It gives knowledge about mineral economics and its use in commodity markets. It mainly focuses on metallic and non-metallic commodities. It also mentions the industrial application of the economic principles. This book has both public and corporate policies of the economic sectors mentioned in it.

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