Mineral exploration in the Lower Palaeozoic rocks of south-west Cumbria
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Published by British Geological Survey in Keyworth .
Written in English


  • Mineralogy -- England -- Cumbria.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- England -- Cumbria.,
  • Prospecting -- England -- Cumbria.,
  • Geology,Stratigraphic -- Paleozoic.,
  • Cumbria (England)

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StatementD.G. Cameron ... (et al.).
SeriesBritish Geological Survey technical report -- WF/93/4, Mineral reconnaissance programme report -- 128
ContributionsCameron, D. G. 1953-, British Geological Survey., Great Britain. Department of Trade and Industry.
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Open LibraryOL19162160M

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Potential for mesothermal gold and VMS deposits in the Lower Palaeozoic Welsh Basin: Full entry: RR/00/ Evidence for gold mineralisation in the Lower Palaeozoic and Precambrian rocks of south-west Wales. Full entry: RR/00/ BGS databases for mineral exploration: status in Full entry: RR/00/ The heavy mineral fraction of stream sediment is the optimum sampling type in reconnaissance exploration of areas of calcareous rocks, such as the Lower Carboniferous of south Scotland, and basal till sampling is the most effective method of follow–up exploration in those areas where glacial deposits are widespread and often thick. rocks. Exploration for minerals requires that geologists recognize the telltale evidence that signals the presence of useful mineral deposits. The section on the Geology of Mineral Resources describes the geologic associations that are characteristic of some of the more common mineral deposits. Figure 3. Left: Olympus Mons, the largest volcano. Mineral exploration in the Lower Palaeozoic rocks of south-west Cumbria. Part 1, regional surveys. Part 1, regional surveys. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 90pp.