Description
MINEROLOGY/PETROLOGY
In this course, the student will gain an understanding of the basics of mineralogy and petrology, including crystal structure, optical mineralogy using a petrographic microscope, mineral chemistry, mineral associations in different rock types and soil, and the processes and conditions under which igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks and minerals form and are altered.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 2002
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Geology and Environmental Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: GEOL 0800 or 0820 or 0860
Typically Offered
Spring