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Atomic Minerals Directorate to set up national core library

The Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD) would be setting up a national core library here giving an opportunity to students and researchers to have first-hand idea of uranium minerals in drilled core, its director M B Verma said Wednesday. Addressing an event marking the commemoration of 70 years of exploration and research by the AMD, Verma said the upcoming facility would have preserved samples for future research to be undertaken by researchers. We are opening a national core library where core will be available and core will be scanned and people can see the samples and study it and they can have first-hand idea, he said. Another scientific officer of AMD later told reporters the objective is to preserve the core (which is in cylindrical block, part of rock material brought out from earth after drilling) - for researchers, university students or anybody who is interested for future study. The Geological Survey of India (GSI) already ..

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