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Mineral Structure 2

Dexter Perkins
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University of North Dakota
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Summary

Introduction to some basic crystal structures.

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Audience

This exercise is designed for a mid/upper-level undergraduate geology course on the principles of mineralogy.

Skills and concepts that students must have mastered

Students should have knowledge of basic chemistry and of minerals equivalent to what they would learn in an introductory geology class.

How the activity is situated in the course

This activity is the 34th of 36 mineralogy exercises and is used at the end of the course.

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Description of the activity/assignment

Introduction to some basic crystal structures.

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