Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

GEO 210 Earth Materials(LP)(SW)(STEM)

3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours. Structure, classification and chemistry of rock forming minerals. The description, analysis, and interpretation of Earth materials. Methods used to identify the mineralogy and texture of volcanic, plutonic, and metamorphic rocks, their classification and interpretation, and formation of major igneous and metamorphic rock associations in relation to plate tectonics.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

(GEO 115 and GEO 116) or (a minimum grade of B in GEO 100 and GEO 101) and (CHM 141 and CHM 142).

Fees

Material Fee: $20

Distribution

Life and Physical Sciences, Scientific World