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  Course Description
Course Name : Ore Deposite I

Course Code : J 315

Course Type : Compulsory

Level of Course : First Cycle

Year of Study : 3

Course Semester : Fall (16 Weeks)

ECTS : 4

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

Learning Outcomes of the Course : Mineral Deposit understanding of the concept
Geological events determine the effects of on ore deposit
Relations of host rock mineral deposits observations
Determines and models of the formation of ore deposit
Perform field and laboratory studies of 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, classification, understanding of the processes forming mineral deposits, to reveal the formation models, search and to evaluate the economic value of mineralization

Course Contents : Ore deposite definition, factors affecting Ore deposite, Classification of Ore Deposits, Ore wall rock relations, ore textures and structures, the Middle magmatic stage beds, Porphyry deposite, pegmatitic deposite , greisen deposite, Skarn deposite and the formation of hydrothermal deposits

Language of Instruction : Turkish

Work Place : Faculty Clasroom -laboratory

  Course Outline /Schedule (Weekly) Planned Learning Activities
Week Subject Student's Preliminary Work Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
1 History, Ore Body Definition, factors affecting mineral bed (natural, technological, economic and political). reading Presentation-Practice
2 Classification of Ore Deposits (depending on use of geological, genetic, natural classification) tenor account reading Presentation-Practice
3 Investigation and determination of mineral deposits(Field studies, chemical studies, mineralogical and petrographic investigations, Geothermometry, Fluid inclusion studies Reserve Calculation methods reading Presentation-Practice
4 Ore-wall rock relationships (geometric, Ore placement until the relationship, age, relationship). reading Presentation-Practice
5 Ore textures and structures reading Presentation-Practice
6 According to plate tectonics, the formation of minerals, magma types reading Presentation-Practice
7 Ultrabazic magma associated with mineral deposits (Early crystallization, the late stage of crystallization) Busvelt massif, Carbonatite, kimberlite. reading Presentation-Practice
8 Ophiolites, chromite mineralization (podiform-type formations in Turkey, the distribution of stratiform) reading Presentation-Practice
9 Midterm exam prep. of exam Written-Practise
10 The formation of porphyry deposits. Examples of the world and Turkey reading Presentation-Practice
11 The formation of pegmatitic deposits. Examples of the world and Turkey. reading Presentation-Practice
12 . The formation of pneumatolitic deposits. Examples of the world and Turkey reading Presentation-Practice
13 The formation of skarn deposit. Examples of the world and Turkey. reading Presentation-Practice
14 The formation of hydrothermal deposits, Examples of the world and Turkey reading Presentation-Practice
15 epithermal gold deposits reading Presentation-Practice
16/17 Final Exam prep. of exam Written-Practise

  Required Course Resources
Resource Type Resource Name
Recommended Course Material(s)  Prof Dr Altan Gümüş İç olaylara Bağlı Maden Yatakları 1998
 GÖKÇE, A., 1995, Maden Yatakları Ders Kitabı,Sivas
 PARK, G., The Geology Of Ore 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 7 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. 1
4 Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results. 5
5 Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups 5
6 Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. 2
7 Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date 1
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. 2
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 4
12 Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. 3
13 Realizes the social effects of identified solutions for geological problems. 2
14 Identifies, defines, formulizes and solves engineering problems. Chooses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose. 3
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 2
18 Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. 4
19 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously. 0
* 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 7 3 21
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 2 2
    Final Exam 1 2 2
Total Workload: 109
Total Workload / 25 (h): 4.36
ECTS Credit: 4