Construction a map of geochemical anomalies for the predicted value of gold in the Lidin ore field of Urup Island

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The purpose of this article is to study the methods of constructing maps of geochemical anomalies using geostatistical methods. The example presented in the article shows the possibility of probabilistic determination of gold in strongly overlapped areas (Urup Island, Kuril Islands). On the site of the Kolenchaty Lidinskoye ore field, the gold ore occurrence of the Kolenchaty is known. It is timed to the incision of the river and disappears outside of it. This is due to the strong overlap of the area by Quaternary sediments. Together with the uneven distribution of gold, these circumstances complicate the construction of maps of geochemical anomalies and the identification of promising areas. To solve this problem, the Statistica program was used. With its help, a matrix of correlations was built, elements of the satellites of gold were selected, and a multiple regression equation for gold was drawn up. This equation was used to probabilistically calculate gold values at each sampling point. In ArcGis, Geostatistical Analyst, geochemical anomalies were mapped from the predicted gold value by kriging, and promising areas were highlighted.

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Yuri M. Panasenko

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Author for correspondence.

Postgraduate student of the Department of Subsoil Use and Oil and Gas Engineering, Engineering Academу

6 Miklukho-Maklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Vladimir E. Markov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

SPIN-code: 5882-5663

Senior lecturer of the Department of Subsurface Use and Oil and Gas Engineering, Engineering Academу

6 Miklukho-Maklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Elena V. Karelina

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

SPIN-code: 4919-8300

Associate Professor of the Department of Subsoil Use and Oil and Gas Engineering, Engineering Academу, Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences

6 Miklukho-Maklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation


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