|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two per week) and 36 hours of practical work (three hours per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Corequisites:||Fifty points of 200-level Earth sciences subjects selected from 625-201, 625-202, 625-211, 625-222, 625-224, 625-203, 625-223.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||625-301, 625-302 and 625-303 are strongly recommended.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorAssociate Professor D Phillips
|Subject Overview:|| |
Topics covered include the geological setting and genesis of major metalliferous deposits; magmatic, magmatic hydrothermal, submarine hydrothermal and surficial deposits of major metalliferous and non-metallic resources will be integrated with fluid inclusions, stable isotope, petrographic and field studies.
On completion of this subject, students should comprehend the wide variety of metalliferous-ore-forming processes. Students will have developed skills in interpreting ore deposits, skills in exploration techniques based on ore-forming processes, and skills in communication.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour practical examination held during the semester (20%); five written assignments of up to 2000 words each during the semester (30%); assessment of practical exercises throughout the semester (10%); a 2-hour written examination during the examination period (40%).|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Science
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