XPLORE GLOBAL Ltd. is a UK-based mineral exploration consultancy specialising in technical and logistical support for the mineral exploration, mining and energy industry.
A particular focus of XPLORE GLOBAL is the provision of technical reporting and exploration targeting services, including a comprehensive solution for modern exploration geochemistry and GIS requirements.
Deliverables: Organic geochemistry analysis and palaeoenvironmental study
Duration: 2016 – date
Deliverables: Prospectivity map for orogenic Au deposits in the Central Lapland Greenstone Belt, regional exploration targeting. Delivery of annual field courses with focus on exploration techniques for greenstone-hosted gold deposits.
Deliverables: Wireline log analysis and correlation, basin study and petroleum prospectivty
Duration: 2017 – date
Deliverables: Regional reconnaissance sampling and mapping in the Vosges Mountains for polymetallic and W-Sn and LCT targets
Deliverables: Interpretation of proprietary geochemical and geophysical datasets to aid private exploration company in targeting orogenic gold and REE pegmatite deposits. Field visit, training, and follow-up target generation.
Deliverables: Resource drilling campaigns for Rossing Uranium Z20 expansion project and upgrade of overall resource
Deliverables: greenfields copper target generation and testing in underexplored areas of NW Zambia, logistics, HSEC
Deliverables: field visit, sampling and prioritization of Sn-W-LCT and coltan pegmatite target areas. Production of technical summary report for AIM-listed company
Duration: 2019 – 2020
Deliverables: Several visits to the Nyamasheke area. Investigated a number of REE granite occs using geological, geochemical, geophysical and drilling techniques. Also followed up on suspected “fossil fuel” occurrence. Compilation of high profile investor reports.
Eastern Former Soviet Union (Russia)
Deliverables: Desktop studies, exploration targeting reports for hydrocarbons and industrial minerals, production of depositional environment/ tectonic, chronostratigraphic maps and charts.
Duration: 20016 – date
Deliverables: Multi-disciplinary exploration desktop study and review of regional mineralization potential. Planning of regional geochemical survey with focus on skarn-related and epithermal gold and base-metal deposits
Papua New Guinea
Deliverables: Desktop study, Common Risk Segment mapping onshore/ offshore, production of play schematics and cross-sections
Deliverables: Target generation using GSI datasets. Published paper.
Duration: 2016 – date
Deliverables: Current base, regional geology, field trips and exploration targeting with local junior exploration companies.
Deliverables: Coal exploration in the Songea area.
Duration: 2018 – date
Deliverables: Advising junior exploration company on new discovery of gold mineralisation along the Lurío Shear Zone. Compilation of technical reports.
Duration: 2016 -2018
Deliverables: Provision of training for orogenic gold exploration.
Duration: 2017 – date
Deliverables: Delivery of annual field training with focus on greenstone belt-hosted orogenic gold deposits.
Deliverables: Provision of technical orogenic gold training course to major and junior exploration and mining companies.
Duration: 2019 – date
Deliverables: Advising on porphyry copper and epithermal copper-gold-silver projects in the Salta Region, Argentina. Acting as technical director for junior exploration company. Target generation and license area acquisition.
Duration: 2021 – date
Deliverables: VMS exploration in the Trøndelag region. Provision of expert consulting services to Canadian-listed junior exploration company, including the interpretation of magnetic survey datasets and Ionic Leach soil geochemistry. This supported the definition of new exploration targets and improved the overall exploration strategy.
Deliverables: Advising on geotechnical logging procedures and workflows for Paldiski hydropower station. Training of local geological team.
Dr Benedikt Steiner
PhD | CGeol | EurGeol | FHEA
Dr James Barnet
PhD | MSci | MCSM | FGS
Associate Senior Geologist
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XPLORE GLOBAL Ltd.
Benedikt Steiner | MSci | ARSM | CGeol | Director
Based in Maidenhead · UK
7 Milbanke Court,
Berkshire, RG12 1RP
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