21st Century
Mining for
K-12 Educators

Basic geology & exploration – Finding the minerals

Mineral Exploration


The techniques of mineral exploration are discussed in context with how mineral deposits occur in nature.  Modern methods of exploration range from work in the field, such as geological mapping, outcrop sampling to strategic planning of what a company should really look for.  It is explained by a person who has spent a lifetime from field geologist to Senior Executive of one of the largest precious metals company’s in the world.

Educators who wish to use portions of these free online lectures are welcome to do so as long as credit is given to CMAEF for its content.

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