GEO 333 Petrology

he origin, distribution, association, and classification of common rocks. Use of equilibrium phase diagrams to illustrate observed petrologic phenomena. Stability of common minerals and mineral assemblages in differing pressure-temperature-chemical regimens. Lab involves examination of suites of rocks from significant localities. Reports and field trips. 

Credits:

4

Hours

5

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

GEO 244.