[biogeochemistry] A branch of geochemistry that deals with the effects of life processes on the distribution and fixation of chemical elements in the biosphere.
[biogeochemical prospecting] Geochemical exploration based on the chemical analysis of systematically sampled plants in a region, in order to detect biological concentrations of elements that might reflect hidden ore bodies. The trace-element content of one or more plant organs is most often measured.
Source: AGI Glossary of Geology, 4th edition, 1997
Geological keywords, such as “granite”, “lake”. The definitions are generally taken from the AGI Glossary of Geology. Keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province) are assigned to a separate category.
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