Jan 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate 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 115  or GEOL 120