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A methodology for conducting national-scale alluvial diamond resource potential and production capacity assessments, with a focus on artisanal mining

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3128/

Geologic evidence, combined with geographical data and analyized through a geographic information system allows us to compare production statistics with likely resource estimates.

by Chirico, Peter G. and Malpeli, Katherine C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3128
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Carbon, Economic geology, Gem resources, Natural resource assessment, Mineral deposit areas

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