The application of geophysics to mineral exploration is a common practice since the beginning of the 20th century (Telford et al. 1990; Nabighian et al. 2005a, 2005b; Ford et al. 2007). Geophysical methods have strong theoretical basis, data accuracy is now high enough for many applications, and processing and interpretation softwares are widely available. However, on one hand, geophysical interpretations remain associated with a doubtful reputation for many Earth scientists including some economic geologists. On the other hand, geophysicists often consider geology as an historical science that ignores physical principles.

However, both communities...

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