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Global nonfuel mineral exploration trends 2001-2015

April 3, 2017

The mission of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Minerals Information Center (NMIC) is to collect, analyze and disseminate information on the domestic and international supply of and demand for minerals and mineral materials essential to the U.S. economy and national security. Understanding mineral exploration activities and trends assists government policy makers, minerals industry decision makers and research entities in identifying where future sources of mineral supply are likely to be discovered, the amount and type of these resources and factors that may affect exploration and development.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2017
Title Global nonfuel mineral exploration trends 2001-2015
Authors Nick Karl, David R. Wilburn
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Mining Engineering
Index ID 70179738
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center