Nov 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalogue 
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GLY 201 - Mineralogy

Credits: 4
Prerequisite: GLY 101  or GLY 120  and GLYL 120  or GGY 130 : Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 101 . Introduction to the formation, chemistry, symmetry, structure and natural occurrence of minerals. Principles of physical properties, crystal chemistry, crystallography, and mineral genesis. Study of the geologically important rock-forming mineral groups and associations. Introduction to optical mineralogy and the use of the petrographic microscope. Computer applications in geology. Required field trip(s). Three lecture and three laboratory hours each week.

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