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COURSE766-002 - Mine Geology

Credits Non Credit
To Apply, Contact: Yellowknife North Slave Campus - Yellowknife
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Yellowknife North Slave Campus - Yellowknife

This course includes the material covered in the Introduction to Mine Geology course and focuses in more detail on the geological concepts important to the underground mining process. Topics include identification of common minerals and rocks found in the NWT, exposure to regional geologic structures and why mines are where they are, and the formation and structures of the mineral deposits found at operating mines in the north. Students will participate in activities related to underground sampling techniques, ground control, and the recognition of geologic structures and rocks found in the underground environment. Career options in the field of mine geology will be explored.
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