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Ore Finding

Exploration and Discovery

Springer New York,
181,85 € Lieferbar ab 09.04.2017


Written by a mining engineer specialized in exploration and mining geology both in industry and in academia, and who studied a large number of diverse ore deposits in South, Central and North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. In general terms, this book intends to correct general beliefs on how to explore, find and develop ore in different geological and geographical settings. This book summarizes the observations, challenges, successes and failures faced by the author in his 66 years of active exploration and development of ore and corresponding teaching and consulting.


Titel: Ore Finding
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ulrich Petersen
Ausgabe: 1st ed. 2017

ISBN/EAN: 9781493931934

Seitenzahl: 700
Format: 23,5 x 15,5 cm
Produktform: Hardcover/Gebunden
Gewicht: 0 g
Sprache: Englisch

Graduated in 1954 as a Mining Engineer from the Escuela (now Universidad) Nacional de Ingenieros in Lima, Perú. Worked initially for the Instituto Geológico del Perú and for the Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Fomento Mineros (1946- 1951). Then worked for the Cerro de Pasco Corporation as Geologist (1951-1954), Assistant Chief Geologist (1956-1957) and Chief Geologist (1958-1963). Studied at Harvard University (1954-1956) and later joined the Geology Department at Harvard University as Lecturer (1963-1966), as Associate Professor (1966-1969), as Full Professor of Mining Geology (1969-1981), and as Harry C. Dudley Professor of Economic Geology (1981-1995). Thereafter Emeritus Harry C. Dudley Professor of Economic Geology.In 1968 named Knight Comendador Merit Order for Distinguished Services in Perú. Recipient of the A. von Humboldt research award (1992-93 and 2003-04). Received the 2000 MeritAward from the Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú and in 2005 the Torch Habich award from the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniereia del Perú. In 1996 became a member of the Society of Economic Geologists (President for1988-89). Is a member of the Geological Society of America and an honorary member of the Sociedad Geológica del Perú. - Newsletter
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