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GEO 215 Mineralogy 4.0 Credits

In this course, students will study mineralogy and optical mineralogy, with a focus on describing minerals within their geologic context. The foundations of mineralogy will be covered, including: crystallography, chemical bonding, controls on mineral structure, mineral stability, and crystal growth. Students will learn physical and chemical analytical methods to examine mineral composition and structure. Hand-sample identification will be emphasized in the laboratory component. In the field, students will learn to identify rock-forming minerals within the context of historical geological events.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHEM 101 [Min Grade: D]

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