The Exploration and Mining Geology suite of courses uses the concepts and practices of applied geology as its central theme, here is a balanced and comprehensive treatment of the geological, geochemical, geophysical, and economic elements of exploration and mining. Offers an overview of the methods and aims in mineral exploration and production and gives coverage of the geologic principles of ore deposits and the geomorphic environment. Deals with "hard" minerals and the nonfluid sources of materials and energy in the continental masses and in ocean basins.
Exploration and Mining Geology 5 - The Role of the Geologist in Exploration and Mining is the last in a suite of five courses; other courses in the suite are "The Geologic Baseline", "The Economic Framework", "Surface Geologic Data", and "Underground Geologic Data". Topics covered in this course include Exploration Programs, Examination and Evaluation of Prospects and Mines, and Mining Operations: Mining Geology. The course includes numerous examples, reference tables and author references and has been extensively integrated with the Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms for terminology reference purposes.
For the geologist, engineer and student, The Role of the Geologist in Exploration and Mining presents a comprehensive discussion of the responsibilities of the geologist in an exploration program, a prospect evaluation, and a producing mine.
Exploration and Mining Geology 5 - The Role of the Geologist in Exploration and Mining consists of 15 viewing sessions of 30 - 60 minutes each with supporting figures, tables and examples, plus extensive appendices and interactive course reviews. Course duration is equivalent to approximately 15 hours of viewing content.