GEOL242-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Rocks, Minerals and Ores

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

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.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

GEOL111 and any 15 points at 100 level from GEOL.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 A5 Lecture Theatre (24/2-31/3)
E16 Lecture Theatre (28/4-2/6)
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 F3 Lecture Theatre (22/2-29/3)
A6 Lecture Theatre (26/4-31/5)
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 13:30 Ernest Rutherford 221 Geog/Geol Teaching Lab
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
02 Monday 15:00 - 17:30 Ernest Rutherford 221 Geog/Geol Teaching Lab
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

Ben Kennedy

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 30 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment on the department and colleges page.

All GEOL242 Occurrences

  • GEOL242-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021