Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation

Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation

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Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation presents a comprehensive applied approach to the estimation of mineral resources/reserves with particular emphasis on the geological basis of such estimations, the need for and maintenance of a high quality assay data base, the practical use of a comprehensive exploratory data evaluation, and the importance of a comprehensive geostatistical approach to the estimation methodology. Practical problems and real data are used throughout as illustrations: each chapter ends with a summary of practical concerns, a number of practical exercises and a short list of references for supplementary study. This textbook is suitable for any university or mining school that offers senior undergraduate and graduate student courses on mineral resource/reserve estimation. It will also be valuable for professional mining engineers, geological engineers and geologists working with mineral exploration and mining companies.18 vein, Keno Hill Camp, Yukon Territory (redrawn from Sinclair and Tessari, 1981). ... a cluster of highly correlated variables with the highest correlation coefficient and successively adding the next lowest values to the emerging diagram.

Title:Applied Mineral Inventory Estimation
Author:Alastair J. Sinclair, Garston H. Blackwell
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2002-05-20


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