(3-2) 4 Cr. Hrs.
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Mineralogy teaches the basics of crystal formation, crystal symmetry and crystal chemistry of the most important rock forming and economic minerals of the earth’s crust. The course also includes the formation of minerals and mineral occurrences and associations. Laboratory periods concentrate on the methods used in the identification of about 100 minerals.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: