Geology | Introductory Mineralogy
G221 | 2745 | E. Merino


Introduction to Mineralogy (3 cr) NMNS
P or C: college-level course in chemistry.  The assembly of minerals
from atoms in nature.  Atomic bonding, structures, and symmetry.
Control of physical properties of symmetry.  Interaction of light with
crystals.  Crystal fields and forces driving the growth of crystals
from melts and aqueous solutions.  The chemistry of silicates and
other minerals.  Three lectures one two-hour lab.  Credit given for
only one of GEOL G221 or G225.