Dec 06, 2021  
Course Catalog 2006-2007 
Course Catalog 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 201 - Mineralogy and Optical Crystallography

4 NS, QPf
First Semester. Lectures cover the principles of crystallography and crystal chemistry, the composition and structure of rock forming minerals, and the mode of occurrence and associations of minerals. Laboratories include crystal symmetry, identification of minerals in hand specimens, theory and use of the petrographic microscope for the identification of minerals, and theory and use of x-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy for the identification of minerals.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: GEOL 120 and CHEM 101 or CHEM 103, or consent of instructor.
Ms. Frey

Credits: 4 hours

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