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economic geology

noun
1.
the branch of geology dealing with the location and exploitation of industrial materials obtained from the earth.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Mapping the economic geology of a country is one thing.
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economic geology

noun
1.
the study of how geological deposits can be used as economic resources
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