Exploration Strategies for Primary Tin Deposits

  • C. Premoli
Conference paper

Abstract

Primary tin deposits are becoming an increasingly attractive exploration target, particularly for well capitalized, and technologically advanced expoloration companies.

The exploration procedures for such tin deposits are rather different from the ones utilized for other mineral deposits; although they are still tentatively known they are developing fast.

The paper briefly reviews exploration targets, field techniques and costs in the search for hard-rock, possibly low-grade, tin resources.

Keywords

Sulphide Lithium Tungsten Drilling Magnetite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Premoli
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  1. 1.International Mineral ResearchPotts PointAustralia

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