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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 242 - Mineralogy 4 s.h.

The study of minerals, their physical and chemical properties, classification, origin, and geologic occurrence; basic principles of optical mineralogy, crystallography and crystal chemistry. Processes of formation on minerals and their assemblages in specific tectonic settings are emphasized. Mineral identification in hand specimen and in thin section is utilized in laboratory. A-E Only. Offered Fall only.
Prerequisite(s): GEOL 120 , or GEOL 115 , or GEOL 150  or GEOL 182  and CHEM 111 .