Graphite exploration – the importance of planning

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 30 November 2015

Graphite has become the focus for dozens of exploration companies since the mineral’s investment boom of 2011-2012. Andrew Scogings, Industrial Minerals Consultant, looks at the different exploration and testing methods and reporting conventions used by the graphite industry.

Graphite exploration follows a similar path to other minerals, often from discovery of an outcrop, which is then explored by methods such as field mapping, trenching, geophysics, drilling, assaying of the graphite content and mineralogical and metallurgical testing. ...

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