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Course, academic year 2022/2023
  
Metallic deposits: geology, mining, and environmental impact - MG432P29E
Title: Metallic deposits: geology, mining, and environmental impact
Czech title: Ložiska rud: geologie, těžba a životní prostředí
Guaranteed by: Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources (31-430)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2018
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:written
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Jiří Zachariáš, Ph.D.
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Annotation
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jiří Zachariáš, Ph.D. (05.09.2018)
The course covers main aspects of exploitation of metallic ore deposits. It introduces principles of ore formation processes, geology and mineralogy of main deposit types, and main exploration and mining methods.
Environmental topics cover characterization, monitoring, disposal and treatment of sulphidic wastes and mine waters.
Literature
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jiří Zachariáš, Ph.D. (05.09.2018)

Lottermoser B. (2010) Mine wastes. Springer (3rd edition)

Robb L, (2007) Introduction to ore-forming processes. Blackwell Sci. Publ., 373 pp.

 

Requirements to the exam
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jiří Zachariáš, Ph.D. (29.10.2019)
Written exam.
Syllabus
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jiří Zachariáš, Ph.D. (16.05.2018)
  1. Society and raw materials (consumption, prices, markets). Introduction to ore deposists.
  2. Magmatic systems and related ores (Cr, Pt, diamonds).  
  3. Hydrothermal systems related ores (Au-Ag, Cu, Pb-Zn).
  4. Sedimentary ores (Fe, Mn).
  5. Mineral deposit exploration and exploation.
  6. Introduction to mine wastes.
  7. Sulfidic mine wastes.
  8. Mine water.
 
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