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CS92PROD
'Hot Rocks'--Petrogenesis of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
E&ES 314
Spring 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: E&ES 514

This course considers how igneous and metamorphic rocks form from the microscale (minerals, melts, fluids/gases, and their associations) to the macroscale (outcrop to province). Topics will include general rock classification, thermodynamics, trace-element and isotope geochemistry, petrologic modeling, the generation of magma in petrotectonic settings, metamorphism of rocks, and extraterrestrial igneous petrology of the Moon and Mars.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: (E&ES213 AND E&ES215)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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