the branch of geology dealing with the location and exploitation of industrial materials obtained from the earth.
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How to use economic geology in a sentence
The shortest road to declared success in professional and economic geology lies through the early mastery of its fundamentals.College Teaching | Paul Klapper
For description and engraving of the diamond mines see economic geology , p. 39.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official | William Sleeman
In short, to enter successfully the field of economic geology one should first become a scientist, if only in a limited field.
In professional preparation for the practice of economic geology there is no easy short-cut.
Considered broadly, there is no phase of science which is not involved in economic geology.
British Dictionary definitions for economic geology
the study of how geological deposits can be used as economic resources
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