geochemical prospecting

geochemical prospecting

[¦jē·ō¦kem·ə·kəl ′prä‚spek·ting]
(engineering)
The use of geochemical and biogeochemical principles and data in the search for economic deposits of minerals, petroleum, and natural gases.
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His technical emphasis involved uranium exploration and resources, development of methods for geochemical prospecting for uranium, radioactive waste management, geological site selection for coastal nuclear power stations and environmental management.
We assembled this huge database that De Beers did not have and we had done some geochemical prospecting looking for indicator minerals in a specific area away from the cover rocks.
trenches, and geochemical prospecting, and whose N20 direction confirms that it belongs to the second gold-bearing geological deformation phase in the sector.
The Gore(TM) exploration survey method is a proven, patented, advanced surface geochemical prospecting tool capable of detecting and quantifying about 90 organic compounds (up through C18), and can differentiate reservoir hydrocarbons from `background' hydrocarbons that might be produced by decaying vegetation or surface pollution.
A US$850,000 exploration program including geochemical prospecting and drilling over the primary areas of interest will be completed before the rainy season starts in June.
Geological and geochemical prospecting work is underway and geophysical prospecting (magnetic I.
The deposits within the Namoya - Twangiza trend includes at least 10 known deposits discovered from surface geochemical prospecting.
Trites has published a total of 11 reports on ore deposits and a series of articles in The Mining Record on geochemical prospecting as a guide to ore.