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General information:
Name:
Applied Field Techniques in Economic Geology
Course of study:
2017/2018
Code:
BGG-2-301-EG-s
Faculty of:
Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Economic Geology
Field of study:
Mining and Geology
Semester:
3
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
mgr inż. Zygo Władysław (wzygo@geol.agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr hab. Prsek Jaroslav (prsek@yahoo.com)
mgr inż. Zygo Władysław (wzygo@geol.agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

This course provide practical approach to mineral exploration techniques.

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Student is aware of influence of geological works on environment. GG2A_K03, GG2A_K01, GG2A_K02 Project
Skills
M_U001 Student is able to gain geological information from various data bases and other sources, interpretate and draw conclusions. GG2A_U03, GG2A_U01, GG2A_U06, GG2A_U02 Project
M_U002 Student is able to choose and use proper methods and techniques for exploration to mineral deposits. GG2A_U05, GG2A_U07, GG2A_U09, GG2A_U02 Project
Knowledge
M_W001 Student have advanced knowledge on economic geology and ore deposits. GG2A_W06, GG2A_W01 Project
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Student is aware of influence of geological works on environment. - - - - - - + - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Student is able to gain geological information from various data bases and other sources, interpretate and draw conclusions. - - - - - - + - - - -
M_U002 Student is able to choose and use proper methods and techniques for exploration to mineral deposits. - - - - - - + - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Student have advanced knowledge on economic geology and ore deposits. - - - - - - + - - - -
Module content
Practical classes:

1. FIELD EQUIPMENT AND SAFETY
2. RECORDING NUMERICAL DATA AND USE OF INSTRUMENTS IN THE FIELD
3. SAMPLING
– Selecting and labelling samples
– Stream sediment sampling
– Soil sampling
– Heavy Mineral Concentrate (HMC) sampling
– Rock chip sampling
4. DATA ANALYSE

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 75 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in practical classes 30 h
Preparation for classes 10 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 10 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 25 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Final grade = 0,6 * project 1 + 0,4 * test

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Prerequisites and additional requirements not specified

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. Marjoribanks R., (2010): Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Mining;
2. Coe A. L., (2010): Geological Field Techniques;

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

1. ĆWIERTNIA T., PIECZONKA J., PIESTRZYŃSKI A., Wnęk P., ZYGO W.,: Application of pan concentrate analyses in exploration for metalliferous deposits in Mongolia] / W: „Przemiany środowiska naturalnego, rozwój zrównoważony i zasoby surowców mineralnych Polski” : trzecia konferencja naukowa z okazji 150. rocznicy urodzin Karola Bohdanowicza : Kraków, 25–26 wrzesień, 2014 : ISBN: 978-83-936291-0-7. — S. 31.
2. ĆWIERTNIA T., PIECZONKA J., ZYGO W.,:Base metals, geochemical exploration in arid environment, south Mongolia / W: Mineral resources in a sustainable world: 13th SGA biennial meeting : Nancy – France, 24–27 August 2015 : proceedings : [set of 5 volumes] / eds. Anne-Sylvie André-Mayer, [et al.]. — S. 1165–1168. W bazie Web of Science ISBN: 978-2-85555-066-4

Additional information:

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