Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Ore Deposite I * JZ   315 5 2 2.5 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Mustafa AKYILDIZ
Doç.Dr.MUSTAFA AKYILDIZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Introduction of mineral deposits, classification, understanding of the processes forming mineral deposits, to reveal the formation models, search and to evaluate the economic value of mineralization
Ore deposite definition, factors affecting Ore deposite, Classification of Ore Deposits, Ore wall rock relations, ore textures and structures, the Middle magmatic stage beds, Porphyry deposite, pegmatitic deposite , greisen deposite, Skarn deposite and the formation of hydrothermal deposits

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. Real
Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards
Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date
Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language. Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously.
Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications. Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. Ha

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 History, Ore Body Definition, factors affecting mineral bed (natural, technological, economic and political). reading
2 Classification of Ore Deposits (depending on use of geological, genetic, natural classification) tenor account reading
3 Investigation and determination of mineral deposits(Field studies, chemical studies, mineralogical and petrographic investigations, Geothermometry, Fluid inclusion studies Reserve Calculation methods reading
4 Ore-wall rock relationships (geometric, Ore placement until the relationship, age, relationship). reading
5 Ore textures and structures reading
6 According to plate tectonics, the formation of minerals, magma types reading
7 Ultrabazic magma associated with mineral deposits (Early crystallization, the late stage of crystallization) Busvelt massif, Carbonatite, kimberlite. reading
8 Ophiolites, chromite mineralization (podiform-type formations in Turkey, the distribution of stratiform) reading
9 Midterm exam prep. of exam
10 The formation of porphyry deposits. Examples of the world and Turkey reading
11 The formation of pegmatitic deposits. Examples of the world and Turkey. reading
12 The formation of pneumatolitic deposits. Examples of the world and Turkey reading
13 The formation of skarn deposit. Examples of the world and Turkey. reading
14 The formation of hydrothermal deposits, Examples of the world and Turkey reading
15 epithermal gold deposits reading
16-17 Final Exam prep. of exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Additional Resources
 Prof Dr Altan Gümüş İç olaylara Bağlı Maden Yatakları 1998 GÖKÇE, A., 1995, Maden Yatakları Ders Kitabı,Sivas PARK, G., The Geology Of Ore Deposits