EESC 2100 Mineralogy
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 17.01.
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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.
Prerequisite: Earth and Environmental Sciences 1101. Prerequisite or corequisite: Chemistry 1100.