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Heavy Mineral Geochemistry and Indicator Mineral Exploration
Industry Pioneer and Global Leader


Overburden Drilling Management Limited is the industry pioneer and global leader in heavy mineral geochemistry and indicator mineral exploration.

Our renowned mineral processing laboratory and experienced geological team, founded by Stuart Averill, has pioneered innovative indicator mineral techniques for gold, Ni-Cu-PGE, Cu-Zn-Pb, porphyry Cu, kimberlite (diamond), uranium and rare earth element exploration.

ODM’s high-capacity laboratory specializes in mineral extractions, preparing research-grade mineral separates for geochronology and isotopic studies. We are a world leader in utilizing electric-pulse disaggregation (“EPD”) to provide clean and superior mineral separates for researchers from all over the world.

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