University of Calgary

GLGY 313 - Mineralogy - Fall 2021

The chemical and physical properties of the common minerals in the context of the common rock types; introduction to crystallography; optical properties of minerals; introduction to mineral associations and rock textures in hand samples and thin sections; introduction to analytical techniques (XRD, electron microprobe, etc.).
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-3)

Prerequisite(s)

  • Geology 201 and 202; and Chemistry 201 or 211; and 3 units from Mathematics 249, 265 or 275; and Physics 211 or 221.

Antirequisite(s)

  • Credit for Geology 313 and 423 will not be allowed.

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