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economic geology

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(Economics) the study of how geological deposits can be used as economic resources
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Noun1.economic geology - the branch of geology that deals with economically valuable geological materials
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
petroleum geology - the branch of economic geology that deals with the occurrence and exploitation of oil and gas fields
mining geology - the branch of economic geology that deals with the applications of geology to mining
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said Virginia Gillerman, associate research geologist and economic geologist for the Idaho Geological Survey, a state agency that is administered by the University of Idaho.
George Albino, a seasoned and experienced economic geologist, has been appointed as Independent Chairman.
An economic geologist with more than 30 years of experience in minerals exploration, analysis, and management, he established Activation Laboratories (Actlabs) in 1987, offering contract analytical services to the mining, petroleum, life sciences, environmental, forensic, materials testing and agricultural sectors.
It's not surprising that Svaneti contains rich gold sources, remarks Robert Blair, a consulting economic geologist in Denver.
Mickey worked for junior explorers, major mining companies, private companies, and investors as a consulting economic geologist for over 20 years, specializing in geological mapping, property evaluation, and business development.
Mark Peterson is an economic geologist with over 27 years of mining industry experience.
we do have the only reserve of cobalt, said Virginia Gillerman, associate research geologist and economic geologist for the Idaho Geological Survey, a state agency that is administered by the University of Idaho.
Name: For Felix Tegengren (1884-1980), a renowned Finlandic-Swedish economic geologist who wrote large volumes on the ore deposits of Sweden and China.
According to Jean Depatie, senior economic geologist, the total estimated tonnage of tailings sampled is about 400,000 short tons.
Parrish, an economic geologist with the Golden, Colo.
has joined the Company in the capacity of Economic Geologist.
Chris, who is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, is an exploration/ economic geologist with more than 30 years experience in the mining industry.

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