The Exploration Toolkit (XT) is a suite of digital tools and data products developed by CSIRO Mineral Resources to facilitate various tasks in mineral exploration. The XT team works with CSIRO researchers to develop research ideas into digital products.

These products include research-ready tools that can be applied to industry projects, and industry-ready tools that are available for clients to apply in their own workflows.


  • New ideas
  • Research code
  • Spreadsheets


  • Python packages
  • Jupyter Notebooks

Research Ready:

  • User-friendly interface, accessible to researchers without an intimate knowledge of the tool and how it works
  • Optimised for research projects
  • Can include experimental components which are being evaluated

Industry Ready:

  • Polished user experience
  • Tested and validated with case studies
  • Licencing and commercialisation options


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