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772693S Sedimentary ore deposits, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 772693S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Sedimentary ore deposits  Abbreviation Sedimentary ore 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3256 Geology and Mineralogy 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Oulu Mining School 

Kari Strand 

ECTS Credits 

5 credits

Language of instruction 



4th or 5th year

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course the students should know the distribution of the main sedimentary ore deposits in Finland and globally, as well as their geology and petrogenesis.


Global distribution and petrogenesis of sedimentary ore deposits, including Witwatersrand gold deposits, Ti beach sand deposits, and Western Australian and Brazilian BIFs as well as typical SEDEX deposits.

Mode of delivery 

Face to face

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 30 h, hand-specimen examination, microscopy sessions.

Target group 

Masters students and PhD students in geology.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Sedimentary petrology (772344A).

Recommended optional programme components 

Other courses in the International Master programme.

Recommended or required reading 

Hedenquist JW et al. (2005) Economic Geology 100 th Anniversary volume, Society of Economic Geologists, 1136 p.
Eilu P (Ed.) (2012) Mineral deposits and metallogeny of Fennoscandia. Geological Survey of Finland, Special Paper 53, 401 p.

Assessment methods and criteria 




Person responsible 

Kari Strand

Working life cooperation 



Current and future instruction
No instruction in WebOodi

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