30 Seconds of Sampling Info from Ian Glacken – Director of Geology

What is the sampling contribution to the nugget effect?

Remember that the sampling error can influence the nugget effect of an orebody, but that the nugget effect, as inferred from a variogram can have more than one component; the inherent nugget, which is a fundamental of the mineralisation and its uniformity (or lack thereof), and poor sampling practice, which can amplify and even swamp the ‘natural’ nugget.

For more information, please contact Ian Glacken: iglacken@snowdenoptiro.com

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