Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course introduces some economic aspect of ore deposit.
Course contents summary
Ore. Economic classification of ore deposits. The market mechanism. Mineral exploration. Important factors in evaluation of a potential orebody. Extraction of ore. Grade control. Mineral processing. Mineral resources. Ore reserve classification.
Evans, A.M. - Ore Geology and Industial minerals. An introduction - 1992, Blackwell Science
Sassano, G. P and Carcano, C. - Geologia Economica e Giacimenti Minerari-1988, Udine