University of Calgary

GLGY 311 - Minerals And Rocks - Winter 2011

Identification of rocks and rock-forming minerals in hand sample and under the binocular microscope; rock classification; interpretation of rock textures and structures; introduction to the petrographic microscope; orthoscopic optical techniques; elementary petrology.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geology 203, Chemistry 201 or 211.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2011.
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