Best Reference Books – Mineral Exploration and Mineral Economics

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Mineral Exploration and 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 Exploration and Mineral Economics along with reviews.

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1. “Courses in Mining Geology” by Arogyaswami R P N
2. “Elements of Prospecting for Non-fuel Mineral Deposits” by Banerjee P K and Ghosh S

“Elements of Prospecting for Non-fuel Mineral Deposits” Book Review: This book acts as a quick guide on mineral deposits. It contains case histories of India and other foreign countries. It covers the modern techniques of search and discovery of non-fuel deposits. It also contains environmental geotechnical and hydrological tests. Topics like simple data processing techniques and procedures for economic evaluation are also discussed.

3. “Mineral Prospecting Manual” by Chaussier Jean – Bernard and Morer J
4. “INTRODUCTION TO MINERAL EXPLORATION” by MOON

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“INTRODUCTION TO MINERAL EXPLORATION” Book Review: This book provides complete details on mineral exploration. This book covers factors that are essential to the successful exploration of minerals. The book covers very detailed case studies on mineral exploration. It also includes a case study on the exploration of diamonds. Topics like Ore, Mineral Economics and Mineral Exploration are also covered.

5. “Geophysics for the Mineral Exploration Geoscientist” by Professor Michael Dentith and Stephen T Mudge

“Geophysics for the Mineral Exploration Geoscientist” Book Review: This book gives an overview of geophysical methods. It covers the creation of geological models of the subsurface. It contains methods for data interpretation to find hidden mineral deposits. Geophysical methods are explained in detail. Geophysical methods such as gravity, magnetic, radiometric, electrical, electromagnetic and seismic methods are discussed. The book also explains petrophysics and data modeling. This book is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in minerals geoscience.

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6. “Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications” by S K Haldar

“Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications” Book Review: This book covers all the activities ranging from mining and extraction to economic evaluation. It also covers various policies and environmental impacts. This book contains 16 case studies based on real-life scenarios. It contains 200 illustrations and pictures for a visual experience. Each chapter covers theory as well as applications related to it. This helps one to understand the entire scope of mineral exploration.

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

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“Economic Mineral Deposits” Book Review: This book covers mineral economics and exploration. It covers a brief history of the use of minerals. Materials that are required for mineral deposits and their formation are also discussed. Topics like magmatic concentration, sublimation and contact metasomatism are also discussed. In addition, precious metals, nonferrous metals, iron and ferro-alloy metals are also explained.

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

“Economic Geology: Economic Mineral Deposits” Book Review: The book begins with the essential factors in mineral deposition and ore-genesis. It deals with the processes of the formation of mineral deposits. It also covers mineral paragenesis and zoning metallogenic epochs and provinces. In addition, the classification of minerals deposits and metallic mineral deposits are also discussed.

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9. “Mine and Mineral Economics” by Subhash C Ray and Indra N Sinha

“Mine and Mineral Economics” Book Review: This book explains the principles of mine and mineral economics. It covers the outline of reserve-resource dynamics. It also covers the estimation of ore reserves and mineral availability. It also focuses on mineral sampling. It also contains the marketing and trading of minerals. Features of the mineral policies of a few countries are discussed. The book is useful for undergraduate students of mining engineering.

10. “An Introduction to Mineral Economics” by K K Chatterjee
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