An Introduction to ZEISS Mineralogic Mining

The release of ZEISS Mineralogic Mining has provided an extra dimension to the world of Automated Mineralogy (AM) through the utilization of a fully quantitative Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) mineral classification system and advanced image analysis capabilities. This paper describes the ZEISS Mineralogic Mining capabilities and workflow, and provides an example of correlating these techniques for locating and identifying Base Metal Sulphides (BMS) and Platinum-Group Minerals (PGM) from a PGE-bearing chromitite prospect.  

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