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economic geology Explained

economic geology at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Scientific discipline concerned with the distribution of mineral deposits, the economic considerations involved in their recovery, and assessment of the reserves available. Economic geology deals with metal ores, fossil fuels, and other materials of commercial value, such as salt, gypsum, and building stone. It applies the principles and methods of various other fields, especially geophysics, structural geology, and stratigraphy.

economic geology at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

economic geology
n : the branch of geology that deals with economically valuable
geological materials