tellurics

tellurics

[tə′lu̇r·iks]
(geophysics)
A geophysical exploration technique that measures variations in the conductivity (or resistivity) of rocks; often used for metallic mineral prospecting.
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To simplify the Mulvany DCVG coating fault location, the applied CP is separated from all other DC influences--such as Tellurics and DC Traction--by pulsing the CP rectifiers at approximately one hertz.
The Titan survey is a deep-penetrating geophysical survey that encompasses Magneto Tellurics, Induced Polarization, and Resistivity.
Hole LP05-132 lies well outside the area of the currently outlined indicated resource, being approximately 95 metres northeast of the 6 Manto and 145 metres east-northeast of the N-1 Manto and was targeted on a structure indicated by Natural Source Audio Magneto Tellurics ("NSAMT") geophysics adjoining a strong biogeochemical anomaly.
The -80 degrees drill hole was targeted on a structure indicated by Natural Source Audio Magneto Tellurics ("NSAMT") geophysics and a strong adjoining biogeochemistry anomaly.
Seven principal target areas have been identified during six months of detailed surface mapping, geochemical sampling, metals ratio studies and Natural Source Audio Magneto Tellurics ("NSAMT") geophysics.
The targets were drilled on coincident Natural Source Audio Magneto Tellurics ("NSAMT") geophysical and biogeochemical anomalies.
A geophysical survey using Natural Source Audio-Frequency Tellurics ("NSAMT") was employed to expand the 144 Zone.
The geophysical survey technique will be Natural Source Audio-Frequency Magneto Tellurics (NSAMT), which has been successful in detecting low and high-angle discontinuities as well as alteration mineralogy associated with brecciation and gold mineralization in Sterling type environments.