stages of iron ore exploration

stages of iron ore exploration

  • STAGES OF EXPLORATION & RESERVE RESOURCE ESTIMATION

    Pitting and trenching carried out to expose the ore body if near to the surface. 3. Preliminary Exploration (EI stage) Work is conducted over very small areas (less than a Sq.km to a few Sq.kms). Detailed mapping on 1:2,000 or 1:1,000 scale. Pitting trenching and bed rock sampling on all outcrop sections. Drilling on systematic pattern upto 60 to 120m depth and at 100m strike interval for

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  • [GIFS] The 5 Stages of the Mining Life Cycle Operations

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  • SGX MOG 2013 Iron Ore and Nickel Exploration & Mining

    A company whose principal activities consist of exploration for mineral oil or gas may not progress to the next stage of development or to a stage where it is able to generate revenue.

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  • Eye On Mining: A look at the early stages of gold exploration

    HIBBING MN From the discovery of iron ore to the recent proposals of copper and nickel mining mineral exploration has been active in our region for well over 100 years and it all began with gold during the Vermilion Gold Rush.

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  • Geology Prospecting and Exploration for Iron Ore Deposits

    Geology Prospecting and Exploration for Iron Ore Deposits. Iron has been known since antiquity. Iron is ubiquitous in the lithosphere as either a major constituent or in trace amounts. In abundance it ranks fourth behind oxygen silicon and aluminum. Iron ores have a wide range of formation in geologic time as well as a wide geographic distribution. These ores are found in the oldest known

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  • Planning an Iron Ore Mine: From Exploration Data to

    Planning an Iron Ore Mine: From Exploration Data to Informed Mining Decisions J. E. Everett Centre for Exploration Targeting University of Western Australia Nedlands WA Australia [email protected] Abstract The process of developing an iron ore mine from exploration data through to informed mining

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