Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials is a comprehensive book covering the most important aspects of exploration and mining in sufficient detail for an introductory audience. As stated in the preface, the main audience is non-technical. The book provides a general introduction to a number of technical topics (geology, resource estimation, mining, metallurgy) that individually would be the subjects of a college degree. The organization of the book is logical, starting with a foundation of geology and mineral deposits, and following the natural progression from exploration, to mining and processing, and then to mine closure and reclamation. The book is well...

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