Prospector vs Petrologist - What's the difference?

prospector | petrologist |


As nouns the difference between prospector and petrologist

is that prospector is a person who explores or prospects an area in search of mineral deposits, such as gold while petrologist is a geologist who specializes in petrology.

prospector

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who explores or prospects an area in search of mineral deposits, such as gold.
  • petrologist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A geologist who specializes in petrology