• Credits: 4
  • Instructor(s): Prof. Feigenson
  • Prerequisites: 01:460:101 or (01:460:100 & 01:460:103), 01:160:161 (General Chemistry 1)
  • Note: Credit not given for both this course and 01:460:210.

Chemistry, crystal structure, optical properties of minerals, and minerals as records of processes that shaped the Earth and extraterrestrial bodies. Laboratory: identification of minerals in hand specimen, thin section, electron microprobe and scanning electron  microscope. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs