PřF:GS061 economic geology - Course Information

GS061 economic geology

Faculty of Science
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: -.
doc. RNDr. Marek Slobodník, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Marek Slobodník, CSc.
Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Final state exam is based on compulsory courses. As fundamentals are overview of genesis of deposits and development of mineral-forming processes. Important part is knowledge of economic and environmental aspects of mining. Basic overview of world and regional sources in CR and their geological context are parts of required knowledge.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Student should be able to explain ore- and mineral-forming processes and basic economic terms of mineral deposits.
Learning outcomes
Student is able to propose a solution for practical geological projects.
  • Factors affecting and determinating deposits, resereves, sources of raw materials. Ekonomical view of deposit, price of raw materials and evaluation of deposits. Principles of managing of mineral industry, basic law documents. Metods of exploration and investigation of deposits, sources and indications. Classification of deposits of raw materials. The main structural features of deposits, minerals bodies and structures of raw materials. Mineral-forming processes of endogenic types of deposits. Mineral-forming processes of exogenic types of deposits. Fossil fuels and their genetic aspects (carbonification and bitumenization). Minerals for metallurgy, other industrial metals and their important sources. Building and chemical raw materials and their principal sources. Energetic raw materials and their sources. general environmemntal problems associated with deposits exploitation and their solutions.
  • ROBB, L. J. Introduction to ore-forming processes. 1st pub. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. viii, 373. ISBN 0632063785. info
  • Mineral deposits of the world : ores, industrial minerals and rocks. Edited by Mirko Vaněček. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1994. 519 s. ISBN 802000436X. info
  • ROZLOŽNÍK, Ladislav. Ložiská nerastných surovín a ich vyhl'adávanie. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Alfa, 1987. 693 s. info
Teaching methods
reading of study materials
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, autumn 2017, spring 2018, Autumn 2018.
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