Optical mineralogy and the classification and genesis of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. [2-3-0] Prerequisite: EOSC 220.
Students should be able to:
Instructors: Maya Kopylova and Stuart Sutherland
1. Blatt, H., Tracy, R., Owens, B. 2006. Petrology, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic, 3rd ed. Freeman and Company, New York
2. Perkins and Henke (2000) Minerals in thin section, Prentice Hall
Recommended and optional:
Module 1 Composition, classification and structures of igneous rocks. Igneous processes.
Module 2 Composition, classification and structures of sedimentary rocks. Sedimentary processes.
Module 3 Composition, classification and structures of metamorphic rocks. Metamorphic processes.