Geology | Introductory Mineralogy (4 cr) N & M
G221 | 17029 | D. Bish


Por C: college-level course in chemistry.  The assembly of minerals
from atoms in nature.  Atomic bonding, structures, and symmetry.
Control of physical properties by 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.