Mineral Deposit Models: Theory and Practice
By Steve Ludington, Paul B. Barton, Jr., and Kathleen M. Johnson
This publication is a modified version of a paper presented at the First Annual McKelvey Forum on Energy and Mineral Resources (February 6, 1985).
Included are a discussion of how mineral deposit models are defined, the different types of models, and how models are used, especially by the U.S. Geological Survey in making mineral resource assessments.
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