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Mining geology is an applied science which combines the principles of economic geology and mining engineering to the development of a defined mineral resource. Mining geologists and engineers work to develop an identified ore deposit to economically extract the ore. Mining geology is the process of exploration and exploitation of ore or economic minerals from the earth.it is also called "winning"the ore from the earth.

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  • Lacy, Willard C., ed. (1983). Mining geology. Stroudsburg, Pa.: Hutchinson Ross Pub. Co. ISBN 9780879334260.
  • Peters, William C. (1987). Exploration and mining geology (2nd ed.). New York: J. Wiley. ISBN 0471838640.