Economic Geology

The Economic Geology Unit is responsible for the identification and evaluation of Jamaica's mineral resources as well as making recommendation for their economic exploitation.

This is done through two main sub-units:

  1. Metallic Minerals
  2. Industrial Minerals

Metallic Minerals

This sub-unit's activities include:

Industrial Minerals

This sub-unit's activities include:

Assisting investors with:

  1. Preliminary geological evaluation of mineral deposits
  2. Geological evaluation, sampling, analyses, definition of mineral resources and quarry development plans
  3. Recommend appropriate environmental practices in the extraction of industrial minerals.
Mines & Geology Division