GEOL 210: Earth Materials: Rocks and Minerals

Prereqs: CHEM 109 or 113, or parallel; GEOL 101.
Crystallography and mineral optics, mineral classes, crystal chemistry, and mineral identification methods. Introduction to the petrology of common igneous and metamorphic rocks and their identification, occurence, and formation. Includes microscope techniques, field methods, and phase diagrams.
This course is a prerequisite for: GEOL 211, GEOL 310, GEOL 315, GEOL 410, GEOL 812, GEOL 414, GEOL 480
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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