• World Phosphate Deposits

    Introduction Phosphate Rock (PR) has long been an important agriculture-based commodity.  Most soils are phosphate deficient, and with the majority of developing countries relying on cereals which require phosphate rich environments to thrive, the need for...

  • Komatiites and Ni-Cu-PGE deposits

    Introduction Komatiites (pronounced ko-ma-tee-ites) are an unusual and very ancient volcanic rock. They are interesting to geologists for their unique “spinifex” texture, their exceptional chemical composition and the high-temperature condition...

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    Mining in Greenland: Hudson Resources Anorthosite Project

    Introduction While traditional mining projects usually involve exploration for in-demand commodities, we occasionally run across projects that work backwards: They find unique mineral deposits and try to create a demand. Typically these involve non-metalli...

  • Mining and Mineral Potential of Jamaica

    Jamaica was known as the world’s top producer of bauxite producers globally, with a capacity of up to 5 million tonnes annually (1957-1971).  Since then Jamaica has remained in the top 6 producers globally. However, its geology provides an opportunity for ...

  • Anorthosites: Fe-Ti and Vanadium Deposits

    Introduction Many are familiar with the platinum group element and chromite-rich rock sequences, and vanadium magnetite layers of the Bushveld Igneous Complex, South Africa, which make up the world’s largest deposits of these elements. But few know that a ...

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