Mining Geology

Course Name: 

Mining Geology (CV203)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Third

Category: 

Engineering Science Core (ESC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Physical Geology; Interior of the earth, Geological processes, Geological hazards. Mineralogy; physical
properties, Quartz, Silicates, carbonate minerals, petrology; study of Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
rocks. Stratigraphy; principles, geological time scale, Dharwars, Gondwana, tertiary systems. Paleontology; fossils and their uses, fossil fuels; coal and petroleum geology.

References: 

Parbin Singh, Engineering and General Geology, Katson Pub. Delhi, 6th edition 2001 Mukerjee P.K. A text book of Geology, World Press Pvt. Ltd. 11th edition, 1990

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

Contact us

Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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