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Chemical analyses of Ghana rocks, ores, and minerals, 1948-1963

Ghana Geological Survey.

Chemical analyses of Ghana rocks, ores, and minerals, 1948-1963

by Ghana Geological Survey.

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Published by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in [Accra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Petrology -- Ghana.,
    • Ores -- Ghana.,
    • Mineralogy -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGhana rocks, ores, and minerals, 1948-1963.
      Statementcompiled by J. D. Kerbyson and J. R. H. Schandorf.
      SeriesBulletin, no. 42, Bulletin (Ghana Geological Survey) ;, no. 42.
      ContributionsKerbyson, J. D., Schandorf, J. R. H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE453.G48 A5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination166 p.
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4072728M
      LC Control Number79650734

      EPA R NTIS PB TECHNICAL RESOURCE DOCUMENT EXTRACTION AND BENEFICIATION OF ORES AND MINERALS VOLUME 2 GOLD August U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      Determination of gold in rocks, ores, and other geological materials by atomic absorption techniques Article (PDF Available) in Atomic Spectroscopy 22(1) January with 8, Reads. This study presents the ore texture, mineralogy and whole rock geochemistry of iron occurrence from the Edea North area located at the upper limit of the Nyong Unit, part of the Congo craton. This iron mineralization is of magnetite quartzite type enclosed by metamorphic rocks of the granulite facies. Two main facies have been identified over the study area including the banded and the massive.

      Whole-rock trace element abundances (Tables T3, T4) in the gabbroic rocks depend on the composition of the parent melt from which the cumulus crystals solidified, the partitioning behavior between melt and crystalline phases, the modal mineralogy of the sample, the percentage and composition of residual intercumulus melt trapped within the crystal framework, or reactive crystallization. quantities of high-grade mineral ore deposits. Development If the mineral ore exploration phase proves that there is a large enough mineral ore deposit, of sufficient grade, then the project proponent may begin to plan for the development of the mine. This .


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@article{osti_, title = {The mineral and rock resources of Ghana}, author = {Kesse, G O}, abstractNote = {This book presents in this publication information on the mineral and rock resources of Ghana. Minerals that do not exist in Ghana in commercial quantities are also treated and mention is made where they have been found in Ghana.

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