89.307 Earth Materials I

Earth Materials I

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38083
Status Active

An introduction to the basic principles that control the arrangement of atoms in crystalline solids (minerals) and their physical and chemical properties. Topics include crystal chemistry, crystal symmetry, macroscopic mineral identification, and the use of polarizing light microscopy and X-ray diffraction to identify and characterize minerals.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-req: 89.309 Earth Materials I Lab.