Offered every second year
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.
|Unit name||Ore Deposit Models and Exploration Strategies|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
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
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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11 days of lectures and practicals presented in an intensive short-course format over a 2-week period.
practical exercises (70%); Literature review and seminar presentation (30%)
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