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Chapter 7

Geochemical Prospecting

X-Ray fluorescence spectrometry was one of the first spectroscopic techniques that could be applied in the field for in situ analysis of rocks, soils and sediments. Applications of portable XRF analyzers in mining and mineral exploration were first reported in the mid-1960s.1 After the introduction ...

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Print publication date
29 Jul 2008
Copyright year
2008
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-552-5
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-864-0