Introduction to Mineralogy

Course Number: 
SIO 120
Course Description: 

Application of mineralogical and x-ray crystallographic techniques in earth sciences. Topics include symmetry, crystal structure, chemical, and physical properties of minerals with special emphasis on the common rock-forming minerals. Laboratory component includes polarizing microscope and x-ray powder diffraction methods.

Prerequisites: 
SIO 50, or consent of instructor
Number of Units: 
4
Academic Year: 
2012-2013
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