Geology & Mineral Exploration

The Geological Survey of Pakistan (GSP) is responsible for the study of geology of the country in all pertinent details and to assess its geological resource potential. GSP produces disseminated geological information for government departments, planning, industry and education. We create databases, Geological maps and mineral exploration.
Projects for year of 2019-20 are as under:

Sr. No. Project Title
Planning & Information Branch, GSP-Headquarters, Quetta, Balochistan
1 Exploration of Rhenium and rare earth elements (REEs) through optical and geochemical studies from porphyry copper deposits (PCDs), Southern, Balochistan, Pakistan
Petrology-Mineralogy Branch, GSP-Headquarters, Quetta, Balochistan
2 Geological Mapping at 1:50,000 scale and Mineral Investigation of toposheet No.34 K/06, Ababaki Quadrangle, District Kalat and Noshki, Balochistan, Pakistan
Geophysics Branch, GSP-Headquarters, Quetta, Balochistan
3 Geophysical Survey (Vertical Electrical Sounding, Induced Polarization & Ground Magnetic) for exploration of placer gold deposits in district Attock, Punjab)
Pet-Min Branch, GSP-Headquarters, Quetta, Balochistan
4 Evaluation for Metallic Mineral in Zhob valley and Surrounding Area.
GSP- H-8 Regional Office Islamabad, Northern Areas
5 Spot sampling of Antimony, Copper and industrial evaluation of economic minerals of Skardu, Diamer division and Gilgit division, Gilgit Baltistan
6 To Prepare a Geodatabase of Pakistan
GSP-Regional Office Lahore, Punjab
7 The Anthropogenic Hazards Assessment of Mining Activities in Surghar Range, Pakistan
GSP, Regional Office Azad Jammu and Kashmir Muzaffarabad, AJK
8 Geochemical Exploration for Minerals Potential of Naurinar, Saral, Surgun and Surrounding areas of Neelum District, Azad Kashmir
GSP-Regional Office Peshawar, Khyber PakhtoonKhawa
9 Geological Mapping and Preliminary Mineral Investigation of Kurmat Quadrangle, Toposheet No.43 A/42 District Upper Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
10 Exploration of metallic and non-metallic minerals, with special emphasis on Nephrite Jade, along the Ophiolite Belt in Malakand, Mohmand and Bajaur Districts, Khyber Paktunkhwa
GSP Regional Office, Southern Zone, Karachi
11 Salt Lakes occurrences and their economic significance in Coastal areas of Sindh Province
12 Preliminary Investigation of Travertine depoists in Thanno Bula Khan District Jamshoro and Wahi Pandhi Area District Dadu