Geochemists study the characteristics and chemical elements in minerals, rocks and soils, and how they interact with hydrological systems. They coordinate the collection of samples and indicate the suite of metals to be analysed.

Alternative label

  • geo-technician

  • consultant geochemist

  • petroleum technician

  • geoscience technician

  • oil geochemist

  • exploration geochemist

  • mining geochemist

  • environmental geochemist

  • research geochemist

  • metals analyst

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Optional skills and competences

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