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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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GEO 416 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology


2010-2011 Catalog Year

This course deals with the study of igneous and metamorphic rocks including the origin, occurrences, tectonic setting and petrogenesis of rocks in these major groups. The course is divided into two parts: 1) igneous processes, classification of igneous rocks and petrogenesis; and 2) metamorphic processes, classification of metamorphic rocks and petrogenesis. Petrography lab covers techniques for the macroscopic and microscopic study of rocks.

PREREQ: GEO 310.
OFFERED: Irregular
NOTE: There are two required field trips.
CREDIT: 4



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