What Is Gamma Ray Spectrometry?

What Is Gamma Ray Spectrometry?   Gamma ray spectrometry is the measurement of natural radiation, gamma rays, emitted by mineral- and rock-bound elements such as Potassium, Uranium and Thorium. Radiometric surveys are used to detect and measure the gamma rays emitted by the top ...

Why Use Aeromagnetic Surveys?

Why Use Aeromagnetic Surveys?   Aeromagnetic surveys are an efficient geophysical prospecting tool for many junior mining and mineral exploration companies. A small airplane or helicopter is extensively modified to be magnetically quiet and equipped with wingtip pods and a tail ...

The Benefits of Airborne Magnetic Surveys

Understanding the Benefits of Airborne Magnetic Surveys   In order to understand the benefits of airborne magnetic surveys, it is important to understand the cost and time-consuming nature of a mineral exploration program and the value of a quality geophysical dataset to direct ...

Magnetic Surveying Explained

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Magnetic surveying is a geophysical method used in the mining industry to locate, calculate and determine quantities of minerals beneath the ground. It monitors spatial variations in the Earth's magnetic field, which allows specialists to detect and map artifacts, features ...

Gravity Surveying Explained

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Gravity surveying is the process of measuring the local gravitational field of the Earth. Airborne gravity is the process of measuring and mapping these changes in the gravity field with an airborne gravimeter on a helicopter or an aircraft. It involves using ultra-sensitive ...
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