Earth Materials

Credit Hours: 
4
Physical and chemical properties, identification, and modes of occurrence of minerals and mineral assemblages. Mineral crystallography, determinations of optical properties with the petrographic microscope, x-ray diffraction and structural formula determinations. Introduction to mineral thermodynamic phase relations.
Prerequisites: 
CHEM 1211 - 1211L
Semester Offered: 
Fall
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