Rampura-Agucha Zinc-Lead Deposit (Memoir 55)

By: S.M. Gandhi

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Rampura-Agucha Zinc-Lead deposit in Rajasthan has proved to be the richest and the largest sediment-hosted strata-bound zinc-lead deposit in the country. This memoir gives an account of the discovery, exploration, development, geology, mineralisation, genetic controls, beneficiation and also status of the deposit in the context of the global zinc-lead scenario. This Memoir will be of interest to students and researchers in the field of Economic Geology, Mineral Exploration, Mineral Economics, Environmental Geology and to the policy makers and planners in the public as well as private sectors associated with the base-metal industry in the country. Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Discovery and history of exploration. 3. Ancient mining and smelting. 4. Regional geological setting. 5. Local geology. 6. Ore zone. 7. Mineralogy and chemistry of the ore body. 8. Lithogeochemistry. 9. Fluid inclusion studies and geothermobarometry. 10. Isotope studies and geochronology. 11. Ore genesis. 12. Mining. 13. Ore beneficiation. 14. Environmental aspects. 15. World zinc-lead resources and Indian scenario. 16. Conclusions. 17. References. From the preface: This volume covers the discovery and history of exploration; ancient mining and smelting; geological setting, both regional and local; the mineralogy and chemistry of the ore body; lithogeochemistry; fluid inclusion studies, isotope studies and the proposed models for the ore genesis. Present-day mining, ore beneficiation operations, environmental concerns and world zinc-lead resources and Indian scenario, with relevant illustrations have also been covered. Memoir Series: 55. Printed Pages: 154.

Title: Rampura-Agucha Zinc-Lead Deposit (Memoir 55)

Author Name: S.M. Gandhi

Categories: Geology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Bangalore, India, Geological Society of India: 2003

ISBN: 81-85867-57-7

ISBN 13: 9788185867571

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 041014

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