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Mineral Exploration

Code Number:
Teaching Semester:4th
Course Direction:Basic Courses
Course Type:Compulsory

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
4 1 0

Course Overview

Nature of Mineral Exploration. Phases and their Risk of Failure. Prospecting and Prospecting Criteria. Ore Reserves Categories and their Industrial Values. Variability. Ore Reserve Estimation by Static Analysis. Diamond Drilling Techniques in Exploration – Coring & Sampling (rotary rigs, diamond bits, fluid circulation system, drilling parameters, core barrels, soil samplers).

Teaching Personnel

S. Stamataki
G. Apostolopoulos
K. Modis

Last Updated: February 25, 2007