Description
ADVANCED PETROLOGY
The origin and characteristics of the common igneous rocks and minerals are studied in light of natural and synthetic rock systems. Main topics covered are equilibrium relations of the main silicate systems, petrogenesis of the principal igneous rock types and their relation to plate tectonic regimes, and generation and source of magma.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 2021
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Geology and Environmental Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Fall