EAS 4530

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16922EAS 4530  LEC 001

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

  • 16924EAS 4530  LAB 401

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