(PDF) Lecture notes in Geology.pdf | Michael Issigonis,
Formation of the Earth, origin of life, meteorites, minerals, igneous rocks, volcanoes, weathering, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, plate tectonics, earthquakes,EENS 1110 - Tulane University,Lecture Notes. Note: Two versions of each set of lecture notes are shown in the table below. The first is in html format, optimized for viewing on the Web at screen resolutions greater than 800x600.Lecture 2: An introduction to mining - SGU,Mining is done to liberate minerals from the crust of the earth. This is done in several steps. The steps differ between mines depending on commodity and factors such as composition and quality of the rock, the geometry and location of ore, geology, topology, local environment, legislation and so on.