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In this two-day workshop, you will learn to identify common minerals, rock-forming processes and ore deposit types.

Event details

A workshop for decision-makers who are not geologists.

Date
10 to 11 September 2019
Time
9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Venue
137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Cost
See individual pricing below

You will spend time discovering minerals exploration basics, work with GeoView.WA and complete activities such as “cross-section construction for deposit types to assess uncertainty and reporting”.

Cost

  • Individual: $950
  • Individual (alumni/student): $850
  • Table of 6: $4,750
  • Table of 6 (alumni/student): $4,250

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Program

Day 1: Fundamentals of Geology & Ore Deposits

Morning

  • Plate tectonics & rock cycle
  • Common minerals
  • Activity: identifying common minerals
  • Rocks and rock-forming processes: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic

Afternoon

  • Ore deposits types
  • Activity: Identifying main rock types in relation to ore deposits

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

Day 2: Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology

Morning

  • Mineral exploration basics from conceptual to targeting: geophysics and geochemistry. Drilling, sampling, assaying and reporting.
  • Activity: GeoView.WA exercise with base maps.

Afternoon

  • Geological uncertainty in relation to exploration data.
  • Activity: cross-section construction for deposit types to assess uncertainty and reporting.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

(program subject to change)

Outcomes

  • Understand of basic geology terminology.
  • Learn to make informed decisions regarding geological projects with what you learn.
  • Work with and in GeoView.WA.
  • Learn to identify various ore deposit types.
  • Be able to cross-section deposit types to assess uncertainty in reporting.

Who is this for?

The workshop will suit decision-makers such as CFO’s, mine managers, production managers and board members.