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Partnership developed to create new exploration technologies

19/02/2014 by


Geoscience Australia and Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre (DET CRC) are partnering together to uncover new Australian mineral provinces.

Part of this new agreement will also aid the creation of new exploration and drilling technologies that allow exploration through cover rocks that obscure prospective geology, a serious problem in regions like the Pilbara where some of the world’s oldest rocks, and rock cover, is found.

Much of the program is focused on dramatically cutting down the geochemical and mineralogical analysis and assays of drilling samples.

This new partnership may be a boon for Australia, which is currently experiencing a major decline in exploration.

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