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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