Joseph Smyth

University of Colorado at Boulder

Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (10)

Phase Diagrams part of Mineralogy:Activities
Students are given a simplified temperature-composition phase diagram for the system enstatite (Mg2Si2O6) - diopside (CaMgSi2O6), and asked to interpret it by answering a series of questions.

Courses (2)

Introduction to Geology 1 part of Introductory Courses:Courses
This is an introductory geology for majors and nonmajors. Students study the Earth, its materials, its characteristics, its dynamic processes, and how it relates to people. A separate lab (GEOL 1030) is optional. ...

Geology 3010 Mineralogy part of Course Design:Goals Database
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 ...