Revista Brasileira de Geofísica
Print version ISSN 0102-261X
FIGUEIREDO JR., Alberto G. and BREHME, Isa. Geological sampling in mineral exploration. Rev. Bras. Geof. [online]. 2000, vol.18, n.3, pp. 260-280. ISSN 0102-261X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-261X2000000300006.
This paper describes the functioning and application of sampling equipments for sediments and rocks of the ocean bottom used on mineral prospecting. Equipments are classified accordingly to their sampling properties. Equipments are shown on drawings and photos and tables give their main characteristics.
Keywords : Mineral resources; Sampling equipment; Sediment sampler; Sediment corer.