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GEOL.3070 Earth Materials I (Formerly 89.307)

Id: 038083 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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.


Co-req: GEOL.3090L Earth Materials I Lab, and Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Science Majors only.

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