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CS92PROD
Mineralogy
E&ES 213
Fall 2007
Section: 01  

Most rocks and sediments are made up of a variety of minerals. Identification and understanding of these minerals are initial steps toward an understanding of the genesis and chemistry of Earth materials. Crystallography is elegant in its own right. In this course we will study the crystal structure and composition of minerals, how they grow, their physical properties, and the principal methods used to examine them, including polarized-light microscopy and X-ray diffraction.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Quantitative Reasoning
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM E&ES
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(IDEA-MN)(PSCI-MN)(SISP)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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