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  • Data release from scanned drill cores

    The first data from SGUs drill core scanning project can now be ordered. This gives access to entirely new and unique data for exploration, research and geological documentation. The data can be used by exploration companies as well as researchers and will contribute to a sustainable use of Sweden’s mineral resources. The results will be published trough the SGU map viewer “Drill Cores” and data can be ordered from the customer service.

    20 April 2015

  • PhD study of Laisvall-type Pb-Zn sulphide deposits

    Nicolas Saintilan will defend his PhD on Laisvall-type Pb-Zn sulphide and basement calcite-fluorite-sulphide vein deposits on Thursday 19th March at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Michael Stephens has been one of the two supervisors and SGU has partly financed the study.

    17 March 2015

  • Cautious optimism at PDAC

    The Geological Survey of Sweden has every year since the mid nineties attended the PDAC convention arranged by Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. This is where the world’s mineral industry meets. With a booth at prime location we can conclude another rewarding convention.

    11 March 2015

  • Exploration Newsletter March

    What´s up in the exploration and mining industry in Sweden?

    2 March 2015

  • First results from drill core scanning project

    In 2014, SGU started a two-year project to scan 200,000 metres of drill core from Norrbotten and Västerbotten in northern Sweden. The project includes high resolution optical photography and hyperspectral infrared core imaging. The first results of the project will now be released.

    2 March 2015

  • New book: Geochemical Atlas of Sweden

    The Geochemical Atlas of Sweden presents a national compilation of soil geochemistry. With this atlas, SGU provides information on natural occurrence of elements and their spread in soil and water. The book is richly illustrated with maps, statistics and descriptions of the properties of elements.

    20 November 2014