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  Course Description
Course Name : Ore Deposite II

Course Code : J 310

Course Type : Compulsory

Level of Course : First Cycle

Year of Study : 3

Course Semester : Spring (16 Weeks)

ECTS : 4

Name of Lecturer(s) : Asst.Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA AKYILDIZ

Learning Outcomes of the Course : Understands the concept of Mineral Deposit formed by the external events.
Determines the effects of geological and chemical events on mineral deposits
Searches and recognizes mineral deposits
Performs field and laboratory studies in mineral deposits

Mode of Delivery : Face-to-Face

Prerequisites and Co-Prerequisites : None

Recommended Optional Programme Components : None

Aim(s) of Course : Introduction of mineral deposits formed by the effect of external events, Effects on mineral deposits in geological and chemical events, knowledge of alterations, Explanation of these mineral deposits, with examples from Turkey and the world

Course Contents : Volcanic sedimentary deposite (Kuruko-Cyprus-type), sedimentary deposite, Chemical Residue deposite, placer deposits, Chemical sedimentary deposite, supergene deposite, Chemical and biochemical Deposits by means of the formation of Fe and Mn, Pb-Zn deposits of carbonate environments, Coal Oil shale in the cu deposits, metamorphism and Ore Deposits

Language of Instruction : Turkish

Work Place : Faculty Classroom -laboratory

  Course Outline /Schedule (Weekly) Planned Learning Activities
Week Subject Student's Preliminary Work Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
1 Volcanic sedimentary deposite, Types, Plate tectonics location relative. Kruko Type deposition reading presentation, laboratory
2 Cyprus-type Cu-Zn-Pb deposition of volcanic sedimentary. Examples of Turkey and the world, Besshi-type Cu-Zn reading presentation, laboratory
3 Sedimentary deposite (general characteristics, the formation forms the superficial formation environments, textural-structural features classification). reading presentation, laboratory
4 Chemical Residual deposite; Ferrous and aluminised laterite formation.Examples in the world and in Turkey reading presentation, laboratory
5 Placer deposits, slope, streams, glaciers and wind placers. Examples in Turkey and around the world reading presentation, laboratory
6 Supergene deposite (formation environments, minerals, movement, transport, crystallization reading presentation, laboratory
7 Chemical sedimentary deposite (evaporites), salt deposits, boron deposits reading presentation, laboratory
8 Midterm exam prep. of exam Written-practice
9 Stratiform deposite in sedimantary rocks (Impact of the chemical and biochemical events, texture, structure, properties, lithological characteristics, petrographic features, Environments detection) reading presentation, laboratory
10 Fe and Mn mineralization of chemical and biochemical means, classification reading presentation, laboratory
11 Pb-Zn deposits of carbonate environments (Type-Alpine Type the Mississippi beds). Examples in Turkey and around the world. reading presentation, laboratory
12 Karst and karstification occur depending on Zn-Pb deposit. Examples in Turkey and the world reading presentation, laboratory
13 Coal, bituminous shale deposits in the Cu. Red bed-type uranium-thorium deposits reading presentation, laboratory
14 Metamorphism and Ore Deposits (possible changes in the mines with the effect of metamorphism) Effect on the metamorphism of sulphide-oxide ores reading presentation, laboratory
15 Practise reading laboratory
16/17 Final exam prep. of exam Written-practice

  Required Course Resources
Resource Type Resource Name
Recommended Course Material(s)  GÖKÇE, A., Ore Deposite
 Gümüş, A., 1998. Dış olaylara Bağlı Maden Yatakları
 Parnell, J.,Lianjun, Y., and Changming, C., 1988. Sediment-Hosted Mineral Deposits
Required Course Material(s)

  Assessment Methods and Assessment Criteria
Semester/Year Assessments Number Contribution Percentage
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 60
    Homeworks/Projects/Others 5 40
Total 100
Rate of Semester/Year Assessments to Success 40
Final Assessments 100
Rate of Final Assessments to Success 60
Total 100

  Contribution of the Course to Key Learning Outcomes
# Key Learning Outcome Contribution*
1 Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. 4
2 Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications 2
3 Uses the information technology effectively. 2
4 Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results. 3
5 Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups 4
6 Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. 3
7 Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date 2
8 Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. 1
9 Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications 4
10 Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. 3
11 Has an awareness of entrepreneuring and innovative subjects; knows and finds solutions for the new century 3
12 Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. 5
13 Realizes the social effects of identified solutions for geological problems. 3
14 Identifies, defines, formulizes and solves engineering problems. Chooses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose. 5
15 Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards 5
16 Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language 1
17 Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications 4
18 Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. 5
19 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously. 1
* Contribution levels are between 0 (not) and 5 (maximum).

  Student Workload - ECTS
Works Number Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Related Works
    Class Time (Exam weeks are excluded) 14 3 42
    Out of Class Study (Preliminary Work, Practice) 14 3 42
Assesment Related Works
    Homeworks, Projects, Others 5 3 15
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 2 2
    Final Exam 1 2 2
Total Workload: 103
Total Workload / 25 (h): 4.12
ECTS Credit: 4