GEO3001S - Stratigraphy & Economic Geology

36 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

GEO2004S and DP in GEO3005F

Course Outline:

This course covers the development of the oceanic and continental rock record and associated ore deposits as follows: the principles of stratigraphy with examples drawn from the South African rock record; the methods and procedures involved in dating rocks; the genesis of economic mineral deposits, their microscopic textures, and their valuation and exploitation; geophysical techniques.