GEOL 2100 Mineralogy

2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory; 4 credits

Crystallographic, chemical, and physical properties of minerals with emphasis on crystal structure. Introduction to recognition of minerals using transmitted light and X-ray diffraction analysis. Laboratory work includes one or more field trips. (Not open to students who have completed Geology 17.)

Prerequisite: Geology 1100 [1] or equivalent. Prerequisite or corequisite: Chemistry 1100 [1].


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