Aug 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GSCI 220 - Petrology

2021-2022 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 2
Non-Lecture: 2
The study of the natural history of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, including their mineralogy, fabric, alteration and origin. Lectures emphasize theoretical aspects such as processes that affect the development of rocks and theories as to their origin. Laboratories emphasize the classification and identification of rocks in both hand sample and thin section.

Prerequisite(s): A C- or higher in GSCI 210 .
Offered: Every Spring Semester

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