April 2000
Volume 52    Issue 4

Mine modeling software for less than $1,000 -- usefulness and limitations

Mining Engineering , 2000, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 13-19
Gibbs, Betty L.

Geologically simple deposits can be modeled quickly and easily with inexpensive gridding and mapping software. Hundreds of mines around the world use RockWorks99 and Surfer 7 for generating contour maps, producing log plots and cross sections, and performing other useful geological calculations.

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