Most resources are calculated in metric tonnes and

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Unformatted text preview: 5/lb, Ni = $6.43/lb, Zn = $0.95/lb, Pb = $1.02/lb, Mo = $9.30/lb, Au = $1211/oz, Ag = $19.88/oz. As you will see above, most base metal prices are given in US dollars/lb, whereas Au and Ag are given in price/oz. Most resources are calculated in metric tonnes and either as percentages (Cu, Ni, Zn, Pb, Mo) or in g/t (Au, Ag), therefore you must convert values using the following conversion factors: 1 oz = 31.11 g/t. 1 tonne = 1000kg = 2204.6 lbs. Part 1. 1) Using spreadsheet ES4211_Lab1_Part1.xls calculate the cumulative US dollar value for the deposit type (i.e., for each deposit in a group figure out the dollar value then find the sum of all the values for the top 25 deposit in a deposit type). Then plot a bar chart of the different deposits and their...
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This document was uploaded on 03/06/2014 for the course ES 4211 at Memorial University.

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