ore microscopy

ore microscopy

[′ȯr mī′kräs·kə·pē]
(mineralogy)
The use of a reflecting microscope to study polished sections of ore minerals. Also known as mineragraphy; mineralography.
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Mineralized and sulfide bearing altered rock samples were analyzed using ore microscopy, SEM-EDX, QEMSCAN and atomic absorption spectrophotometer techniques.
A fully automated system for multispectral ore microscopy.
ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): As a part of its academic support and human resource development programme, the Geoscience Advanced Research Laboratories - research arm of the Geological Survey of Pakistan, Islamabad organized the 3rd National Training Workshop on Ore Microscopy from April 26-30 in collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation.
The company has initiated ore microscopy, including Scanning Electron Microscopy, with the Electron Micro-beam Laboratory of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.
Ore Microscopy and Microprobe work conducted by Cominco Laboratory Services have shown the commodity elements of interest to report to individual mineral species; Nickel to Pentlandite, Palladium+Platinum to Moncheite, Cobalt to Gersdorfflte and Copper to Chalcopyrite.
Starfield")(ASE:SRU) has received results from an ore microscopy study performed on three samples from the Ferguson Lake project's Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum-Palladium massive sulphide deposit.
A representative sample taken from the center of the showing for ore microscopy indicates the presence of copper, zinc and bismuth.