Determination of quality of a quartzite deposit, model of pre-blending, and the developing software-boss

Ulger N. E. , Ozer U. , Akkaya U. G.

JOURNAL OF MINING SCIENCE, vol.47, no.4, pp.483-492, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1134/s1062739147040113
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.483-492


In this study, quality of quartzite ore body located at Istanbul Yalikoy Region is determined by geostatistical methods. After analysis of 303 production blocks, reserve of ore is calculated as 3 560 400 tonnes. Then 82 borehole data were compared with this study results, using geostatistical methods. For the study, a blending model was developed to provide the specific ore to the glass industry. The model and geostatistical study results for a quartzite deposit were evaluated by newly developed software based on GIS and pre-blending model.