Application of Schmidt rebound number for estimating rock strength under specific geological conditions
1. Application of Schmidt rebound number for estimating rock strength under specific geological conditions

S. R. Torabi; M. Ataei; M. Javanshir

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  A literature review revealed that most of the empirical equations introduced for determination of the uniaxial compressive strength (UCS) of rocks based on the Schmidt hammer rebound ...  Read More
Inverse modeling of HEM data using a new inversion algorithm
2. Inverse modeling of HEM data using a new inversion algorithm

A. R. Arab-Amiri; A. Moradzadeh; N. Fathianpour; B. Siemon

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  Helicopter-borne frequency-domain electromagnetic (HEM) surveys are used extensively for mineral and groundwater exploration and a number of environmental investigations. To have ...  Read More
Assessment of water quality due to Wolfram mining in Portugal
3. Assessment of water quality due to Wolfram mining in Portugal

V. F. Navarro-Torres; R. N. Singh

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  Water has an important role in creating pollution problems in the mining regimes influencing the surrounding surface environment. The purpose of this study is to make an assessment ...  Read More
Geochemical and mineralogical characteristic of the VHMS alteration pipe, major elements variations and peraluminous ratio, in high grade metamorphosed rocks
4. Geochemical and mineralogical characteristic of the VHMS alteration pipe, major elements variations and peraluminous ratio, in high grade metamorphosed rocks

R. Ghavami-Riabi; H.F.J. Theart

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  The massive sulphide deposit at Kantienpan Cu-Zn mine is hosted by volcano sedimentary succession known as the Areachap Group, in the eastern part of Namaqua Metamorphic ...  Read More
An improved method for geological boundary detection of potential field anomalies
5. An improved method for geological boundary detection of potential field anomalies

A. H. Ansari; K. Alamdar

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  Potential field methods such as gravity and magnetic methods are among the most applied geophysical methods in mineral exploration. A high-resolution technique is developed ...  Read More
Determination of the largest pit with the non-negative net profit in the open pit mines
6. Determination of the largest pit with the non-negative net profit in the open pit mines

J. Gholamnejad; A.R. Mojahedfar

Volume 1, Number 2 , Summer 2010

Abstract
  The determination of the Ultimate Pit Limit (UPL) is the first step in the open pit mine planning process. In this stage that parts of the mineral deposit that are economic to ...  Read More