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GLY 513 - Advanced Igneous Petrology

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Optical mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, or permission of instructor. Principles and methodology underlying the physical and chemical processes affecting the genesis of igneous rocks in various tectonic settings. Topics include the application of thermodynamics, chemographic relationships, and phase equilibrium to the differentiation of magmas and the crystallization of igneous minerals, and geothermobarometric and geochronologic investigation of igneous rocks. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. Field trip(s).

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