Application of remote sensing technique to detect and map iron oxide, clay minerals, and ferrous minerals in Thai Nguyen Province (Vietnam)


https://doi.org/10.17073/2500-0632-2016-1-60-65

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Abstract

This article presents a study on the application of remote sensing techniques to detect clay minerals, iron oxide and ferrous minerals using LANDSAT 7 ETM+ multispectral images. We used band ratio method to determine areas that are rich and poor in mineral composite content. The results obtained in this study can be used to create a distribution map of clay mineral and iron oxide, and to facilitate mineral mining and exploration.


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Le Hung TRINH
Le Quy Don Technical University
Viet Nam


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For citation: TRINH L.H. Application of remote sensing technique to detect and map iron oxide, clay minerals, and ferrous minerals in Thai Nguyen Province (Vietnam). Gornye nauki i tekhnologii = Mining Science and Technology (Russia). 2016;(1):60-65. https://doi.org/10.17073/2500-0632-2016-1-60-65

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