GEOL 314 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
The formation of Earth’s most common crustal rocks is explored from both descriptive and theoretical perspectives. Laboratory emphasizes recognition of rock textures and composition in hand samples and thin sections and the interpretation of processes of formation of these features. Physical and chemical processes of rock formation are a major focus of this course. Offered Spring only. (LA)
Prerequisite: GEOL 242.
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