San Xavier Mine
The Henry G. “Hank” Grundstedt San Xavier Underground Mining Laboratory is the only mining lab with a working vertical shaft in the United States. The laboratory for research and training has been operated by the UA Department of Mining and Geological Engineering since 1958 and owned by the university since 1975.
The Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources collaborates with the Department of Geosciences, Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, and the James E. Rogers College of Law to offer the following non-thesis master degrees. Apply through the appropriate department and the graduate college:
Professional Science Masters in Economic Geology
The Professional Science Masters in Economic Geology degree covers a wide-variety of mining-related topics from production to business and management components. This degree offers four different tracks to provide a tailor-made education based on an individual's preferences.
Masters in Engineering in Mining, Geological and Geophysical Engineering Online Degree
The Masters in Engineering in Mining, Geological, and Geophysical Engineering is a groundbreaking online degree designed to advance understanding in core principles while providing specialized curriculums to suit each individual's unique goals.
Master of Legal Studies
The Master of Legal Studies program is designed to provide a foundation for understanding laws and regulations while helping to develop critical thinking skills. This one-year degree program can be pursued on a full or part-time basis.
Topics in Ore Deposits Mapping and Great Basin Field Trip
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Dates: August 30-September 8, 2018
Topics in Mineral Deposit Types - CU, MO and AU Porphyry Systems.
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Dates: December 4-13, 2018
The Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources offers a number of professional development courses for credit or non-credit.
Leadership: Inventing the Future
A Breakthrough Leadership Program for the Mining Industry and Its Stakeholders will be held at the convention facilities of the Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel, 880 E. Second St., Tucson, AZ 85719. Located in Main Gate Square, one block west of the University of Arizona campus, between N. Euclid and N. Park Avenues and just north of E. University Blvd. January 12-15, 2019, from 9am- 6:00 PM each day.
The University of Arizona Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources and Vanto Group will jointly sponsor this four-day program. For more information on the program and details on registration, please select the appropriate attachment bellow or contact Rocío Brambila at the phone number or email below."
Questions? Please contact Rocio Brambila at brambila@email
Metallurgical Inputs to Integrated Planning
In collaboration with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. and Newmont Mining
When: Friday Jan. 25 – Saturday Jan. 26
Where: UA Campus – Tucson, Arizona
This 2-day short course is designed for junior- to mid-level geologists, mine engineers, and other mineral resource industry professionals. The course introduces the role of extractive metallurgists and process engineers in the mineral resources industries. Topics include ore types, process options and decision analysis, metallurgical testing and modeling, and the theory and practice of comminution, separation, and hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical operations.
The course is taught by a group of academic and industry metallurgists and engineers. No prior knowledge of metallurgy is required. The course is free to students or $850 to industry. Lunch will be provided both days.
For more details, please contact Rocio Brambila at email@example.com.