GEOL 3000 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory; 4 credits

Occurrence, classification, evolution, and origin of igneous and metamorphic rocks; plate tectonic associations; phase diagrams and their use in petrogenesis; origin, evolution, and emplacement of magmas; metamorphic belts; laboratory work includes petrographic study of rock in thin section, hand specimen, and in the field. Laboratory work includes one or more field trips. (Not open to students who have completed Geology 13.5.)

Prerequisite: Geology 2100 [17.01] or equivalent.

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