Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Lectures and practical classes.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures (two per week) and 36 hours of practical work (three hours per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total time commitment.
50 points of second year 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.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Phillips
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.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should comprehend the wide variety of metalliferous-ore-forming processes. Students should have developed skills in interpreting ore deposits, skills in exploration techniques based on ore-forming processes, and skills in communication.|
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 potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|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.|
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