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Edited by Khalid S. Essa

Cairo University

The book "Minerals" offers an important and thorough overview on different geophysical methods including gravity, magnetic and self-potential in mineral exploration, as well as physical and chemical analysis in delineating the minerals. Furthermore, the book describes the different types of minerals such as clay and its minerals, and uranium (which contains radioactive elements) and how to use them in the sector of safe energy. The book also demonstrates the governing law of mineral distribution in bearing rocks and their journey from mining to marketing. This book shall be of great interest to students, geologists, geophysicists, and the mining investment community.

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MineralsEdited by Khalid S. Essa

Published: November 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74902

ISBN: 978-1-83962-682-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-681-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-683-8

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

3066 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Mineral Exploration from the Point of View of Geophysicists

By Khalid S. Essa and Marc Munschy


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2. Inversion of Amplitude from the 2-D Analytic Signal of Self-Potential Anomalies

By Arkoprovo Biswas


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3. A Review of the Role of Natural Clay Minerals as Effective Adsorbents and an Alternative Source of Minerals

By Aref Alshameri, Xinghu Wei, Hailong Wang, Yang Fuguo, Xin Chen, Hongping He, Chunjie Yan and Feng Xu


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4. Theoretical Studies of the Structural, Mechanical and Raman Spectroscopic Properties of Uranyl-Containing Minerals

By Francisco Colmenero Ruiz


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5. Distribution Law for Constituent Minerals and Chemical Components in Rocks and Ores

By Basanta K. Sahu


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