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  • Article - 20 Jul 2012
    Diamond drilling has revolutionised the mining industry and directly resulted in the discovery of many minable orebodies that would otherwise have gone untapped.
  • Article - 30 Aug 2018
    This article looks at the use of the EISS Xradia 510 Versa X-ray microscope for characterising gold mineralization.
  • Article - 22 Jun 2015
    X-ray diffraction (XRD) is a very important method for analyzing shale rock formations, enabling quantitative and qualitative mineralogical characterization. Using this data, wellsite behaviour can be...
  • Article - 13 Sep 2012
    Throughout history, gold (Au) has been a very valuable metal because of its monetary worth and unique physical and chemical properties; it is chemically stable (does not oxidize, unlike other metals)...
  • Article - 13 Sep 2012
    Porphyry deposits are very attractive exploration and mining targets due to their high tonnage and relatively easy open pit mining. They are commonly associated with porphyritic intrusive rocks, i.e.,...
  • Article - 2 Apr 2019
    Portable XRF is an effective method for exploring nickel laterite mineralization.
  • Article - 24 Sep 2012
    Lab-based techniques such as inductively coupled plasma and atomic absorption spectroscopy (ICP and AAS) are used commonly for analyzing geological samples.
  • Article - 27 Jul 2012
    Reverse circulation (RC) drilling has become standard practise in most mines across the world. First developed in Australia in the 1970’s, the drilling technique was originally conceived as a solution...
  • Article - 19 Mar 2014
    Logging is the process of making a record of geological observations of the drill core on the computer storage or on paper.There are different types of logging tools and instruments available for...
  • Article - 11 Apr 2016
    German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen is noted for his accidental discover of X-rays in 1895 during his analysis of cathode rays in high voltage, gaseous discharge tubes, but a way to use X-Rays...