•    "Evaluation of Skewed Exploration Data", Proc. IUPAC Int.  Symp. Anal. Chem. Johannesburg, South Africa (1976).   C.O.      Ingamells, F.F. Pitard.
  •    "Sampling Practices in the American Industry:  What they are and what they should be".  Presented at the SME Fall Meeting. St. Louis, Missouri - September 7-10, 1986.
  •    "Sampling of Trace Elements:   In the environment, ores and products, and high purity materials".   Presented at the SME Fall Meeting.  St. Louis, Missouri - September 7-10, 1986.
  •    "The Variographic Experiment:  An Essential Test for Optimizing Sampling Methodology in Monitoring Streams".  Chemical and Biological Characterization of Sludges, Sediments, Dredge Spoils, and Drilling Muds,  ASTM STP 976.  Philadelphia, 1987, pp. 44-58.
  •    "Applied Geochemical Analysis".  C.O. Ingamells and F.F. Pitard.  Wiley Interscience Division, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1986.  733 pages textbook.
  •    "Pierre Gy's Sampling Theory and Sampling Practice".  Written for Short courses.                                                                             Volume 1:   Heterogeneity and Sampling                                                                                                                                               Volume 2:   Sampling Correctness and Sampling Practice Published by CRC Press, Inc. 1989.  2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W. Boca Raton, Florida 33431. Second edition in 1993, listed  below.
  •    "Pierre Gy's Sampling Theory and Sampling Practice". Textbook Published by CRC Press, Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W. Boca Raton, Florida 33431. Second edition, July 1993.
  •    "Exploration of the Nugget Effect".  Geostatistics for the Next Century:  An International Forum in Honour of Michel David's Contribution to Geostatistics, Montreal, 1993.  Edited by Roussos Dimitrakopoulos, McGill University, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston.
  •    "A Strategy to Minimise Ore Grade Reconciliation Problems Between the Mine and the Mill”,  Mine to Mill 1998 Conference, Brisbane, October, 11-14 1998. The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
  •    "Practical Statistical Tools for Managers”, Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies Conference, Sydney, April, 15-16  2002.  The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
  •    "Practical and Theoretical Difficulties When Sampling Gold”, Mineral Processing Plant Design, Control and Practice Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 20-24, 2002, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc. and Canadian Mineral Processors of the Canadian Institute of Metallurgy.
  •    "The Auditing Process in Sampling for Ore Reserve Estimations", 2003, prepared for the Committee of ore reserves at the Institute of Mining of Chile.
  •    "Effects of Residual Variances on the Estimation of the Variance of the Fundamental Error", Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 50 years of Pierre Gy's Theory of Sampling - Proceedings: First World Conference on Sampling and Blending (WCSB1), August 19-20, 2003, Esbjerg, Denmark.
  •    "Automated Sampling Systems to Minimize Mine-Mill Conciliation Problems", Santiago, Chile, April 18-21, 2004, International Conference in Mining Innovation, MININ 2004.
  •    "El Proceso de la Auditoría del Muestreo en la Estimación del Recurso Minero”, Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2004, Recursos, Reservas y Bancabilidad Minera.
  •    "New Sampling Technologies for Ore Grade Control, Metallurgical Accounting and Laboratory Preparation", Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies Conference, Perth, Australia, September 6-7, 2004, The AusIMM.
  •    "Sampling Correctness – A Comprehensive Guideline”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB2, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia May 10-12, 2005, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy,
  •    "Chronostatistics: A Powerful, Pragmatic, New Science for Metallurgists”, Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies Conference, Perth, Western Australia, September 18-19, 2006, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
  •    "The Sampling of Mineral Deposits, A Primer in Sampling Theory and Sampling Practice”, 2008 by University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Francis F. Pitard, Richard Minnitt.
  •    "The In Situ Nugget Effect: A major component of the random term of a variogram”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB3. 2007, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  •    "Blasthole sampling for grade control: The many problems and solutions”, Sampling 2008 Conference, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Perth, Western Australia.
  •    "Pierre Gy’s Theory of Sampling and C.O. Ingamells’ Poisson Process Approach, pathways to representative sampling and appropriate industrial standards”, doctoral thesis, Aalborg University, campus Esbjerg, Niels Bohrs Vej 8, DK-67 Esbjerg, Denmark, 2009.
  •    "Sampling Quality Assurance and Quality Control Requirements for Mining projects”, presented at the Sampling 2010 Conference, Perth, 11-12 May, 2010. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
  •    "Cutting Diamond Core Samples in Halves: the Necessity, the Wisdom and the Problems”, presented at the Geomin 2011 Conference, Antofagasta, Chile, 8-10 June, 2011. Second International Seminar on Geology for the Mining Industry.
  •    "Demystifying the Fundamental Sampling Error and the Grouping and Segregation Error for practitioners”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB5, Santiago, Chile, 25-28 October 2011. Proceedings published by Gecamin. Francis F. Pitard and Dominique François-Bongarçon.
  •    "The development of a solution to the sample preparation of coarse gold samples”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB5, Santiago, Chile, 25-28 October 2011. Proceedings published by Gecamin. Francis F. Pitard and Darryl Stevens.
  •    "The Possibilities of Our Sub-Quantic Identity – The Theory of Vacuoles and a Simpler System of Dimensions and Units”. C.O. Ingamells and F.F. Pitard, 2012 textbok. Published by Francis Pitard. Francis Pitard's publications are available to clients of Francis Pitard Sampling Consultants only.
  •    “The advantages and pitfalls of a circular bed-blending operation”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB6, Lima, Peru, 19-22 November 2013. Proceedings published by Gecamin. Francis F. Pitard.
  •    “Guidelines for acceptable allotted sampling uncertainty”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB6, Lima, Peru, 19-22 November 2013. Proceedings published by Gecamin. Francis F. Pitard.
  •    “Single and multi-stage Poisson processes: A case study for gold exploration”, World Conference on Sampling and Blending: WCSB6, Lima, Peru, 19-22 November 2013. Proceedings published by Gecamin. Francis F. Pitard and Geoffrey Lyman.
  •    “Sampling Systems for Process Control and Metallurgical Accounting”, presented at the Sampling 2014 Conference, Perth, 29-30 July 2014. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Francis F. Pitard


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