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Exploration review

Mining Engineering

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Abstract

This summary of international mineral exploration activities for the year 2011 draws upon available information from industry sources, published literature and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) specialists. This summary provides data on exploration budgets by region and mineral commodity, identifies significant mineral discoveries and areas of mineral exploration, discusses government programs affecting the mineral exploration industry and presents surveys returned by companies primarily focused on precious (gold, platinum-group metals and silver) and base (copper, lead, nickel and zinc) metals.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Exploration review
Series title:
Mining Engineering
Volume
64
Issue:
5
Year Published:
2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
SME
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
Description:
21 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Mining Engineering
First page:
40
Last page:
60