Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : ER2271 : Mining Geology Laboratory {0-0-3 / 2}
Subject Nature : Practical
Coordinator : Prof. Sakthi Saravanan Chinnasamy

Syllabus

Identification of physical properties of rock-forming silicate minerals and ores. Identification of physical properties of rocks in hand specimen including indigenous, metamorphic and sedimentary. The attitude of strata including dip and strike measurements and structural analysis of rocks. Interpreting and solving geological maps.

Course Objectives

  1. Identification and familiarizing properties of minerals, rocks, and ores
  2. Interpreting and solving geological maps and structural geology problems

Course Outcomes

Identification and familiarizing properties of minerals, rocks, and ores.Interpreting and solving geological maps and structural geology problems

Essential Reading

  1. H. H. Read,, Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy,, CBS Publishers and Distributors, 26th Edition, 1984
  2. Simon & Schuster's, Guide to Rocks and Minerals, ISBN 9780671244170

Supplementary Reading

  1. William D. Nesse, - Introduction to Mineralogy:, 1st (first) Edition
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