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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 221
Title Mineralogy
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII
Prerequisites GLS100 or permission of Department Chairperson


Mineral properties and occurrences, hand specimen mineralogy and optical mineralogy of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic minerals as well as symmetry, crystallography and atomic structure of minerals are covered in a project-oriented experiential format. Three lecture hours and three hours of laboratory per week. Local field trips either during the school week or on the weekend.