Assignment 11:
Abilities (what you learned):
1) Explain two examples of magmatic ore deposits.
2) Explain Plate tectonic setting of hydrothermal ore deposits
3) Explain the process of formation of a common evaporite mineral.
4) Explain the formation of placer deposits.
5) Describe one potential hazard associated with underground mining.
6) Discuss the environmental concerns of mining, and suggest alternative methods of mining.
7) Speculate on the exploitation of mineral resources from the Moon.
8) Discuss Ni-Cu sulfide deposits as an mineral resource, given pros and cons of their mining.
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