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.
References in periodicals archive ?
12th international geochemical exploration symposium and the 4th symposium on methods of geochemical prospecting geochemical atlas of Fin-and: preliminary aspects.
This study was supported by the Geophysiochemistry Prospecting Institute of the Academy of Geological Science of China and the Program for the Core of High Spectrum of Primary Halo Geochemical Prospecting Project (no.
However, the types of information they mostly seek is health and safety information 100%, oil and gas information 98.2%, personal welfare and promotion information which is ranked 96.8%, Geochemical prospecting information 82.9% and surveys/seismic prospecting information 77.1%.
The study revealed that the types of information petroleum engineers spend time seeking mostly is health and safety information, oil and gas information, personal welfare and promotion information which is ranked, Geochemical prospecting information and surveys/seismic prospecting information.
"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."
Geochemical prospecting is a promising tool in delineating favourable areas for detailed exploration.
Geochemical prospecting for thorium and uranium deposits Geological Survey Canada.
Geochemical prospecting for uranium in the Tharparkar Desert.