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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 428 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology and Petrography

(3 units)

Magmatic and metamorphic rock bodies and systems characteristics, including mineralogical and chemical aspects. Fabrics’ origin, evolution of igneous and metamorphic rocks, modeling of magma genesis. Microscopic, hand specimen and x-ray analysis of rocks, including fabric and mineral content.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 2 hrs., laboratory 3 hrs., field trips)