Mining Engineering


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This summary of international nonfuel mineral exploration activities for 1996 uses available data from literature, industry, and US Geological Survey (USGS) specialists. Data on exploration budgets by region and commodity are reported, significant mineral discoveries and exploration target areas are identified and government programs affecting the mineral exploration industry are discussed. Inferences and observations on minerals industry direction are drawn from these data.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Exploration
Series title Mining Engineering
Volume 49
Issue 5
Year Published 1997
Language English
Publisher SME
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
Description 9 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Mining Engineering
First page 35
Last page 43