GEOL242

Rocks, Minerals and Ores

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS

Occurrences

Description

An introduction to mineralogy, igneous and metamorphic petrology, and related ore deposits, and their use in interpretation of geological environments. Students will be introduced to geologic processes sensitive to pressure, temperature and volatile availability, including magma crystallisation and gold mineralisation.

Pre-requisites

(1) GEOL111, and (2) GEOL113 or GEOL115