UE Mineral resources

Degrees incorporating this pedagocial element :

Description

This course is an initiation to economic geology given by academic researchers and people from mining industry. The main core concepts that will be developed are:

(1) the global resources and reserves of ores today and in the future and the geological, societal, political, economical and environmental factors that constrain the exploitation of an ore deposit;

(2) the exploration techniques;

(3) the classification of ore deposits;

(4) the geological processes involved in the formation of magmatic, sedimentary and hydrothermal ore deposits;

(5) The ore resources in Europe and the exploration and exploitation of ore deposits in Europe

These concepts will be developed during lectures and practicals

Knowledge assessment methods

Session 1 or single session - Knowledge testing

Type of teaching providedMethodTypeDuration (min)Coefficient
Teaching Unit (UE)CC Oral - presentation1525%
Teaching Unit (UE)CT Written - supervised work12075%

Session 2 - Knowledge testing

Type of teaching providedMethodTypeDuration (min)Coefficient
Teaching Unit (UE)CT Written - supervised work12075%