Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
GEO 210 Earth Materials
3 lecture, 3 laboratory; 4 credits
Structure, classification and chemistry of rock forming minerals. The description, analysis, and interpretation of Earth materials. Methods used to identify the mineralogy and texture of volcanic, plutonic, and metamorphic rocks, their classification and interpretation, and formation of major igneous and metamorphic rock associations in relation to plate tectonics.
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