The Application of Geology in the Search for Industrial Mineral Deposits

CIM Bulletin, 1949

THE purpose of this paper is to discuss, in a general way, the application of geological principles in the exploration for, and development of, deposits of industrial minerals. Mention of geological factors pertaining co specific minerals will be by way of illustration only. Since many prospectors are little acquainted with the geological setting and mode of occurrence of deposits of these minerals, some prospecting possibilities in the field will be pointed out.
Keywords: china clay, Feldspar Fluorspar Garnet, geological, igneous rock, industrial minerals, Clay, Clays, Deposits, Industrial minerals, Materials, mineral, minerals