Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2016. (3): 54-62

V.I. Starostenko, O.B. Gintov, R.I. Kutas
Subbotin Institute of Geophysics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv


​On the example of the Ukrainian shield and the Dnieper-Donets depression efficient use of geophysical methods is considered in ore minerals and hydrocarbons prospecting. It is shown that the prospecting work is impossible in the current development of areas forecasting without studying the deep structure of the crust and mantle processes that are the generators of ore and oil-gas fluids. Zones of faults are routes of ore and hydrocarbon substances from the depths to the surface. They are effectively investigated by the complex of geophysical methods. In particular, thanks to the results of geophysical and geodynamic modeling and close integration of geophysical and geological exploration it has been proved that Kirovograd ore district takes a key position in the structure of the Ukrainian shield, which includes unique metasomatic deposits of uranium and is rich in deposits of precious, non-ferrous and rare metals.

Keywords: geophysics, ore deposits, hydrocarbons deposits, fault zones, Ukrainian shield, Dnieper-Donets depression.


Language of article: ukrainian



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