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May 08, 2020

‘World’s Best Mine Finder’ dies at 92

‘World’s Best Mine Finder’ dies at 92

The exploration geologist known for discovering 17 major mineral deposits and co-authoring the Lowell Guilbert Model died in Arizona this week aged 92. J. David Lowell’s discoveries included La Escondida in Chile, which was developed into the world’s largest copper mine, and the nearby Zaldivar-Escondida Norte orebody. His 50-plus published articles included the paper co-authored with…

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