This course is designed for undergraduate majors and minors in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to master fundamentals of mineralogy and their context within sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks, including an introduction to mineral resources and the role of minerals and mineral resources in current environmental issues. The course will provide fundamentals of mineralogy and crystallography, important mineral groups, and foundations of sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rock systems. The course will provide an overview and lab demo of modern analytical methods used in mineralogy. The course includes lecture (3 hours per week) and a lab component (2 hours per week). Prerequisites: prior completion of EPS-201 and Chemistry 105 & 106, or permission of instructor.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSM
Section 01Minerals, Rocks, Resources and the Environment
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