Minerals technology (J1)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Minerals technology (J100) The study of the production of minerals and metals and their separation from other elements contained within mineral deposits. fl.CugSubject
Mining (J110) The study of the extraction and processing of minerals and metals. fl.CugSubject
Quarrying (J120) The study of the extraction and processing of stone. fl.CugSubject
Rock mechanics (J130) The study of stress, elasticity, failure criteria and plasticity of the upper layers of the Earth's crust. fl.CugSubject
Minerals processing (J140) The processing of minerals and metals from their raw or ore states. fl.CugSubject
Minerals surveying (J150) The analysis of the Earth's upper crust for the purposes of identifying minerals and metals. fl.CugSubject
Petrochemical technology (J160) The extraction and processing of petrochemicals. fl.CugSubject
Minerals technology not elsewhere classified (J190) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Minerals Technology categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject