Common Rocks, Minerals and Ores

Content
6 modules

Rating

Course Length
1 hour

Instructor
Edumine Courses

Released
07 Nov 2019

Price
Free

Description

Common Rocks, Minerals and Ores is a short (non-certification) course and reference for beginners in geology and mineral exploration and for others who require the basics of rock and mineral identification. It provides participants with a means of practicing identification and classification of common rocks and minerals in the field. The course is enhanced by integration with the Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms.

Authors

  • Dr. Glenn B. Stracher

 

Duration: 1 Hour
Access: 90 Days
Category: Mining
Level: Introduce
Version Date: January 7, 2011


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Objectives

Content

The course consists of 12 sessions and two short reviews (quizzes) covering Rock-Forming Minerals, Ores of Metals, Useful Minerals, Igneous Rocks, Sedimentary Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks and a large section on Strategic and Industrial Ore Minerals, extensively illustrated with images of samples. Each mineral or rock is represented by an image, distinguishing features and a dictionary description.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify common rocks and minerals in the field.
  • Identify the ores of strategic and industrial minerals.

Recommended Background

  • An appreciation of basic geologic principles.

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Table of contents
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Module 1: Minerals and Ores
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Module 2: Types of Rocks
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Knowledge Check - Module 2: Types of Rocks
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Module 3: Strategic and Industrial Ore Minerals
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Knowledge Check - Module 3: Strategic and Industrial Ore Minerals
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Added 9 days ago, by Kenneth
 
Added 14 days ago, by Adrian
Simple and fast way to get to know the ore minerals. Loved the course!
 
Added 26 days ago, by Anonymous
Very good and interesting
 
Added 27 days ago, by Shanise
 
Added about 1 month ago, by Anonymous
it is good course but need more details
 
Added about 2 months ago, by Gabrielle
 
Added about 2 months ago, by Youssef
 
Added 2 months ago, by Konfe
This is a very good experience of e learning. Well designed and well shown contain. Thanks
 
Added 3 months ago, by Inesh
 
Added 3 months ago, by Jiazhi
I love stone.

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