Description
MINERALOGY & OPTICAL MINERALOGY
The symmetry, structure, and crystal chemistry of minerals are the focus of this course. Laboratory work includes the physical properties of minerals and hand sample identification. The student is introduced to the use of the polarizing microscope as a tool for mineral identification.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SU3 Elective Basis
Units
4
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 1000
Academic Group
UPITT - Johnstown
Academic Organization
UPJ - Natural Science
Campus
Johnstown Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: GEOL 0015
Typically Offered
Fall