With the present ‘boom’ in mining and ongoing mineral exploration worldwide, accompanied by a shortage of appropriately trained and experienced mining geologists, a second edition of Introduction to Mineral Exploration has been launched at an opportune time. This book is an important text for senior undergraduates and for MSc and other research students specializing in exploration and mining geology. It covers the fundamentals of mineral exploration augmented by detailed case studies of the geological setting, exploration, development and mining of six contrasting deposits. Others wanting to learn of the wide range of activities, pitfalls, expenditure and management involved in finding...

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