Courses & Units

Ore Deposit Models and Exploration Strategies KEA712

Hobart

Note:

Offered every second year

Introduction

Describes many of the major classes of ore deposits. Deposits covered in previous years include volcanic-hosted massive Cu-Pb-Zn-Ag-Au sulfides, sediment-hosted Pb-Zn-Cu, carbonate-hosted Pb-Zn, Broken Hill-type, Proterozoic Cu-Au, Sn-W, porphyry Cu-Au, orogenic, Witwatersrand and Carlin-type Au, epithermal Au-Ag, Nickel and PGE, IOCG and unconformity U deposits (note: ore deposit types covered may vary from year to year) . Important features of the deposits relevant to both genesis and exploration strategies are discussed for each style. Presenters are Australian and internationally-recognised experts on each deposit type.

Summary

Unit name Ore Deposit Models and Exploration Strategies
Unit code KEA712
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Earth Sciences
Teaching staff

Prof D Cooke,  Prof B Gemmell, Dr G Davidson, Prof R Large, Dr R Scott, Dr D Selley and a selection of industry research geologists and academic specialists from other national and international Universities and Research Centres

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school 19/10/2020 4/11/2020 26/11/2020 3/1/2021

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $2,381.00 2020: $4,708.00 010799

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

11 days of lectures and practicals presented in an intensive short-course format over a 2-week period.

Assessment

practical exercises (70%); Literature review and seminar presentation (30%)

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Textbooks

Required

None

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