mineral reserve resource

  • When does a mineral resource become a mineral reserve ...

    A Mineral Resource is a concentration or occurrence of solid material of economic interest in or on the Earth's crust in such form, grade or quality and quantity that there are reasonable prospects for eventual economic extraction. (CIM Definition Standards for Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves - 2014)

  • Minerals and the environment | Minerals & you | MineralsUK

    Resource availability. Mineral resources are defined as natural concentrations of minerals or, in the case of aggregates, bodies of rock that are, or may become, of potential economic interest due to their inherent properties (for example the high crushing strength of .


    (1) CIM definitions were followed for classification of mineral reserves and mineral resources. Mineral resources are not mineral reserves and do not have demonstrated economic viability. (2) Mineral reserves for the Phoenix deposit are reported at the mineral resource cut-off grade of 0.8% U3O8.

  • Contrast a mineral resource and a mineral reserve?

    A mineral resource is potentially valuable and reasonable prospects exist for eventual economic extraction. A mineral reserve is valuable and legally, economically, and technically feasible to ...

  • Mineral resource classification - Wikipedia