Fundamental principles of crystal chemistry, symmetry and structure of crystals (minerals), X-ray analysis of crystalline materials, information on the important mineral groups (definition of the groups; composition, structure, physical properties, occurrence, and usage of major mineral species); optical mineralogy. Geological and environmental aspects of earth materials. Prerequisite, EPSc 201(may be taken concurrently) and Chem 106 (or AP Chem score of 4); or permission of instructor. Both EPSc 336 and EPSc 352 may be taken for credit, but only one may count towards the EPS or EES major and minor. Three class hours, one two-hour laboratory, and one two-hour discussion period a week. Platform/Modality: In person (remote available and welcome) for both lecture and lab. Timing/Synchronicity: Synchronous each meeting, and recordings available. Final exam: Given and taken remotely.
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAS NSM
Section 01Earth Materials
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