This summary of international mineral exploration activities for the year 2015 draws upon information from industry sources, published literature, the SNL Metals & Mining (SNL) (Charlottesville, VA) data base, and specialists in the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Minerals Information Center. The 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 analyses of exploration activities performed by the mineral industry.
|Authors||David R. Wilburn, Nick Karl|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Mining Engineering|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Minerals Information Center|