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Geology 3010 Mineralogy

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Joseph Smyth

University of Colorado at Boulder
University with graduate programs, including doctoral programs


This course describes the origin, occurrence, identification, classification, and uses of minerals. Applications of mineralogy to economic geology and petrology are emphasized. More information about many of the rock forming minerals can also be found at the Advanced Mineralogy site.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Geoscience
Resource Type: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Course Type: Upper Level:Mineralogy, Entry Level:Earth Science
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This course has two lectures and one lab per week. Prerequisites include CHEM 1111 and MATH 1300.




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