Dictionary:mise-à-la-masse method (MALM)

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Warning: Display title "Dictionary:mise-à-la-masse method (MALM)" overrides earlier display title "Dictionary:Mise-à-la-masse method (MALM)". (mēs’ a l∂ mas,) An electrical exploration method in which one current electrode is positioned in a conducting mineral or coal either in outcrop or in a borehole. The other current electrode is a great distance away and the potential electrodes are moved about with the objective of mapping the mineral or coal deposit. Also called excitation-at-the-mass method.