Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Earth Sciences 3370A/B

METALLOGENY I: ORE PETROLOGY


A survey course introducing the broad field of mineral deposit geology and the importance of mineral resources. Global theories of ore genesis are considered in deposit classification. Various methods of ore petrology are discussed within the context of specific applications. Laboratory work focuses on reflected light microscopy in the practical study of ore suites.

Prerequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2200A/B and Earth Sciences 2206A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: EARTHSCI

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