Field-based short course at delivered in Chile and Peru. Offered every second year.
Intensive two-week field-based unit taught entirely in either Indonesia or South America (Chile and Peru). Unit includes visits to world-class porphyry and epithermal deposits and (South America only) IOCG deposits. Unit includes studies of the regional and local geology for the various districts visited, along with detailed evaluations of ore deposit characteristics, mineralisation styles and genetic models. Exploration techniques for porphyry and epithermal deposits are discussed and current results are evaluated in terms of various genetic models.
|Unit name||Ores in Magmatic Arcs|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Field-based teaching and exercises over a 2-week period
Literature review (50%), oral presentation (25%) and assessments based on field site visits (25%)
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