Wiley
Wiley.com
Print this page Share
Textbook

Introduction to Mineral Exploration, 2nd Edition

Charles Moon (Editor), Michael Whateley (Editor), Anthony M. Evans (Editor)
January 2006, ©2006, Wiley-Blackwell
Introduction to Mineral Exploration, 2nd Edition (EHEP000992) cover image
This new, up dated edition of Introduction to Mineral Exploration provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of mineral exploration.

  • Covers not only the nature of mineral exploration but also considers other factors essential to successful exploration, from target evaluation to feasibility studies for extraction and production.
  • Includes six detailed case studies, selected for the range of different problems and considerations they present to the mineral explorationist.
  • Features new chapters on handling mineral exploration data and a new case study on the exploration for diamonds.
  • Essential reading for upper level undergraduates studying ore geology, mineral exploration, mining geology, coal exploration, and industrial minerals, as well as professional geologists.

Artwork from the book is available to instructors online at www.blackwellpublishing.com/moon.

See More

List of Contributors.

Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.

Units, Abbreviations, and Terminology.

Part 1: Principles.

1. Ore, Mineral Economics, and Mineral Exploration Charles J. Moon and Anthony M. Evans.

2. The Mineralogy of Economic Deposits Anthony M. Evans.

3. Mineral Deposit Geology and Models Anthony M. Evans and Charles J. Moon.

4. Reconnaissance Exploration Charles J. Moon and Michael K.G. Whateley.

5. From Prospect to Prefeasibility Charles J. Moon and Michael K.G. Whateley.

6. Remote Sensing Michael K.G. Whateley.

7. Geophysical Methods John Milsom.

8. Exploration Geochemistry Charles J. Moon.

9. Mineral Exploration Data Charles J. Moon and Michael K.G. Whateley.

10. Evaluation Techniques Michael K.G. Whateley and Barry C.Scott.

11. Project Evaluation Barry C.Scott and Michael K.G. Whateley.

Part 2: Case Studies.

12. Cliffe Hill Quarry, Leicestershire – Development of Aggregate Reserves Michael K.G. Whateley and William L. Barrett.

13. Soma Lignite Basin, Turkey Michael K.G. Whateley.

14. Witwatersrand Conglomerate Gold – West Rand Charles J. Moon and Michael K.G. Whateley.

15. A Volcanic-Associated Massive Sulfide Deposit – Kidd Creek, Ontario Anthony M. Evans and Charles J. Moon.

16. Disseminated Precious Metals – Trinity Mine, Nevada Michael K.G. Whateley, Timothy Bell and Charles J. Moon.

17. Diamond Exploration – Ekati and Diavik Mines, Canada Charles J. Moon.

Internet Links.

References.

Index

See More
Charles J. Moon is currently Senior Lecturer in Mineral Exploration at the University of Leicester, England. He has over 30 years’ experience in using and developing mineral exploration techniques on six continents, particularly in the fields of exploration geochemistry and GIS.


Michael K.G. Whateley is currently Principal Consultant-Manager with Rio Tinto Technical Services in Bristol, England, where he manages strategic planning of projects and conducts project reviews for investment decisions on coal, base, and precious metal deposits. He has over 35 years’ geological and management experience, including 12 years in tertiary education.


Anthony M. Evans was formerly Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester and editor of a number of successful texts on mineral deposits.

See More

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the nature of mineral exploration and other factors, such as target evaluation and feasibility studies, essential to successful exploration.

  • Includes six detailed case studies, selected for the range of different problems and considerations they present to the mineral explorationist.

  • Features new chapters on handling mineral exploration data and a new case study on the exploration for diamonds.
See More
“A very competent overview of the process of exploration and no other book does it better. I would recommend this book enthusiastically to my students.”
Economic Geology<!--end-->
See More
Download TitleSizeDownload
Artwork from the book
On this page youll find links to the artwork from Introduction to Mineral Exploration, Second Edition. You may require "Winzip" (PC) or "Stuffit Expander" (Mac) to access these files.
   
Chapter 1 1.16 MB Click to Download
Chapter 2 348.91 KB Click to Download
Chapter 3 2.18 MB Click to Download
Chapter 4 1.86 MB Click to Download
Chapter 5 4.76 MB Click to Download
Chapter 6 1.63 MB Click to Download
Chapter 7 2.27 MB Click to Download
Chapter 8 2.90 MB Click to Download
Chapter 9 2.21 MB Click to Download
Chapter 10 3.61 MB Click to Download
Chapter 11 1.19 MB Click to Download
Chapter 12 1.26 MB Click to Download
Chapter 13 2.45 MB Click to Download
Chapter 14 6.37 MB Click to Download
Chapter 15 3.71 MB Click to Download
Chapter 16 3.49 MB Click to Download
Chapter 17 4.31 MB Click to Download
Caption 160.47 KB Click to Download
Download TitleSizeDownload
Artwork from the book
On this page youll find links to the artwork from Introduction to Mineral Exploration, Second Edition. You may require "Winzip" (PC) or "Stuffit Expander" (Mac) to access these files.
   
Chapter 1 1.16 MB Click to Download
Chapter 2 348.91 KB Click to Download
Chapter 3 2.18 MB Click to Download
Chapter 4 1.86 MB Click to Download
Chapter 5 4.76 MB Click to Download
Chapter 6 1.63 MB Click to Download
Chapter 7 2.27 MB Click to Download
Chapter 8 2.90 MB Click to Download
Chapter 9 2.21 MB Click to Download
Chapter 10 3.61 MB Click to Download
Chapter 11 1.19 MB Click to Download
Chapter 12 1.26 MB Click to Download
Chapter 13 2.45 MB Click to Download
Chapter 14 6.37 MB Click to Download
Chapter 15 3.71 MB Click to Download
Chapter 16 3.49 MB Click to Download
Chapter 17 4.31 MB Click to Download
Caption 160.47 KB Click to Download
See More
Purchase Options
Paperback   
Introduction to Mineral Exploration, 2nd Edition
ISBN : 978-1-4051-1317-5
496 pages
January 2006, ©2006
$106.95   BUY

Back to Top