EOS 420

Resource Geology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-0

A geological study of the major types of economically important metallic and nonmetallic minerals and other earth resources, basic processes of ore formation, exploration and mining techniques. The impacts of these activities on the environment are also considered.


  • Normally alternates with EOS 422. Students are advised to consult with the department to determine when this is offered.


Pre- or Co-requisites:

  • Either EOS 310, or EOS 316 and EOS 320; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Earth and Ocean Sciences offered by the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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