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GEOL 211 - Earth Materials I: Rocks and Minerals


Credits: 4

Prerequisite: GEOL 100, GEOL 101 or GEOL 105. A laboratory course introducing Earth materials, including minerals and rocks, with an emphasis on a hands-on approach to identifying and interpreting minerals and their associations in igneous and metamorphic rocks. Students learn the techniques and principles of hand sample identification, optical mineralogy and petrography, X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy. Staff.




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