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SCIENCE > Earth sciences > Mineral exploration
PREFERRED TERM
Mineral exploration  
DEFINITION
  • Conducting research into ore deposits and their environmental settings. Applying geological and geochemical methods to advance the understanding of mineral origin and distribution. Developing tools and models to support deposit location, excavation and extraction processes. Promoting collaborative programs across government, university and industry sectors. Includes training programs for geologists, industry researchers and students.
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Mine exploration
  • Mining
  • Mining activities
  • Mining exploration
CONTRIBUTOR
  • KOdea
CREATOR
  • superadmin
URI
https://data.naa.gov.au/def/agift/Mineral-exploration
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