Mineral Exploration,
Edition 2 Principles and Applications
By Swapan Kumar Haldar

Publication Date: 17 Jul 2018

Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications, Second Edition, presents an interdisciplinary approach on the full scope of mineral exploration. Everything from grass root discovery, objective base sequential exploration, mining, beneficiation, extraction, economic evaluation, policies and acts, rules and regulations, sustainability, and environmental impacts is covered. Each topic is presented using theoretical approaches that are followed by specific applications that can be used in the field. This new edition features updated references, changes to rules and regulations, and new sections on oil and gas exploration and classification, air-core drilling, and smelting and refining techniques.
This book is a key resource for both academics and professionals, offering both practical and applied knowledge in mineral exploration.

Key Features

  • Offers important updates to the previous edition, including sections on the cyclical nature of mineral industry, exploration for oil and gas, CHIM-electro-geochemical survey, air-core drilling, classification of oil and gas resources, smelting, and refining technologies
  • Presents global case studies that allow readers to quickly apply exploration concepts to real-world scenarios
  • Includes 385 illustrations and photographs to aid the reader in understanding key procedures and applications
About the author
By Swapan Kumar Haldar, Emeritus Scientist, Department of Applied Geology and Environmental System Management, Presidency College, Kolkata, India, and Exploration Consultant, Hindustan Zinc Limited, Hindustan Copper Limited, and ESSO Standard Eastern Inc.
Book details
ISBN: 9780128140222
Page Count: 378
Retail Price : £118.00
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  • Gandhi and Sarkar, Essentials of Mineral Exploration and Evaluation, 2016, 9780128053294, 410pp, $150.00

Geologists, petrologists, and mineralogists; teachers and professionals in mineral exploration, mining, beneficiation, and environmental system management; oil and gas industry professionals