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Institute of Mining, Mineralogy and Metallurgy, BCSIR Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
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Last updated: 18th March 2020

Overview-Mineralogy Division

Mineralogy is a branch of Geology specializing in the scientific study of the physical (including optical), crystal structure, and chemical properties of minerals and mineralization artifacts. The division has initiated advanced research in the fields of mineralogy and develops new scientific knowledge and technologies to help local and export oriented industries. The scientists (geologist, mineralogist & chemists) of this division is engaged in exploration of indigenous mineral resources, characterization, reserve estimation, mineralogical and geochemical studies of the explored mineral resources, separation and processing method for upgradation of economic minerals and their industrial uses in order to substitute the imported raw materials used in the local industries.