Volume 25 Number 4
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2478



The interpretation of total field anomalies becomes somewhat complicated, especially when an arbitrarily magnetized spherical ore mass happens to be the causative body. Even though some attempts have been made to analyze total field anomaly maps, they are often too complicated and their underlying assumptions in respect of permanent and induced components of magnetism are far from realistic. In this note, an attempt has been made to show that vertical magnetic anomalies are capable of yielding interpretation with ease and precision as far as magnetized spheres are concerned. An empirical method has been outlined for computing the magnetization inclination in the plane of the profile using the measured distances between principal maximum, principal minimum, and zero anomaly positions on a magnetic anomaly profile.


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