EAS 4540

EAS 4540

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

Principles of phase equilibrium as applied to igneous and metamorphic systems. Distribution of trace elements and isotopes as used to define processes and chronologies. Kinetics, reaction pathways, and textural and mineralogical characterization. Geochemistry, origin, and dating of igneous and metamorphic rocks as applied to the formation and evolution of the earth, terrestrial planets, and meteorites.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: EAS 4530, or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17097 EAS 4540   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: EAS 4530 or permission of instructor.

  • 17098 EAS 4540   LAB 401