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EESC 5579 Petrology Lab (Grad) (Fall: 0 )

Course Description

This course is similar and concurrent with EESC3379 but reserved for graduate students. Students will learn the practical skills of using petrographic polarizing microscope to identify minerals and describe thin sections. Following the first part of learning the PLM basic skills the students will apply the petrographic microscope techniques to identify mineral phases and textures that make up both the igneous and metamorphic rock groups. Additional emphasis will be on interpretation of PLM observations.

Instructor(s): Rudolph Hon

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17