Mineral Valuation

Mineral Valuation is defined as the art and science of estimating the monetary worth of mineral assets which cover not only mineral deposits but also various rights regarding their exploration, development and mining.

The valuation of mineral properties may be required for the following reasons viz merger and acquisition transaction including disposals, fair and reasonable options, litigation, security considerations for debt provisions by a financier, expropriation considerations, insurance claims, accounting purposes etc. Recent valuation in this sector includes the valuation of mineral deposits for the construction of a cement factory.