economic geology(redirected from Economic geologist)
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(Economics) the study of how geological deposits can be used as economic resources
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|Noun||1.||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