EAS 4530

EAS 4530

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Chemical and physical properties and identification of minerals with emphasis on the rock-forming minerals that are the principal constituents of the Earth and nearby planets. Topics include internal and external crystallography, crystal chemistry, introductions to x-ray crystallography and optical mineralogy, and a systematic examination of the structures, chemistry, and occurrence of the rock-forming minerals. Independent project includes use of electron microprobe (EPMA) and x-ray facilities.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CHEM 2070 or CHEM 2090, or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11489 EAS 4530   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: CHEM 2070 or CHEM 2090 or permission of instructor.

  • 11490 EAS 4530   LAB 401