Earth Sciences

ESCI3131Origin of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks5 ch (2C 3L) [W]

Petrology of igneous and metamorphic rocks with emphasis on their macroscopic textures, mineral associations, classification and field relations. Laboratories concentrate on the identification of the common igneous and metamorphic rocks using hand specimens and thin sections. 

Prerequisites: ESCI 2131 , and 2142 or approval of instructor.