Geological Exploration Mineral Deposits (Dept Elec - III) (2182207)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Exploration:
General, Objectives, Principles, Methods, Stages, Tracing and Cutting deposits; Exploration grids, Classification of Mineral Reserves, Surface Exploration and Subsurface Exploration.
5
15 %
2
Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing:
Introduction, Operationa Stages, Aerial Camera, Use of remote sensing techniques in exploration
5
15 %
3
Geological Exploration
Principles of geological exploratory mapping, Underground Mapping.
5
15 %
4
Geophysical Exploration:
Introduction, Methods- Airborne Survey, Electrical, Magnetic, Gravity, Seismic with Principles, Interpretation of Geological and Geophysical Data.
5
15 %
5
Geochemical Exploration:
Introduction, Planning, Sampling, Analysis, Interpretation, Reconnaissance Techniques- Stream Sediment Sampling, Overburden Geochemistry, Hydro-geochemistry, Gases, Vegetation, Rock Geochemistry.
6
20 %
6
Boring:
Introduction, Objectives, Methods- Percussive, Rotary; Core Recovery, Wire Line Drilling, Water Loss during Drilling, Underground Drilling, Bore hole deviation, Bore hole survey and Bore hole deflection, Difficulties in Boring
6
20 %