University of Calgary

GLGY 523 - Advanced Mineralogy - Winter 2023

Crystal chemistry of important mineral groups. Relations between structure, property, and composition. Common structure types and their use in understanding complex minerals. Elements of symmetry, space groups, X-ray diffraction techniques, and introduction to crystal structure determination and refinement using experimental data sets and extensive use of computers. Emphasis is on the interpretation and application of results to solving problems in Earth Sciences.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geology 313 or 423; and 78 units.


  • LEC 1TR 09:30 - 10:45
    Sytle Antao
    LAB 1F 11:00 - 13:50
    LAB 2F 14:00 - 16:50
This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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