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3040. Earth Materials

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: GSCI 1050 or both GSCI 1052 and one of GSCI 1010 or 1051 or 1055 or 1070 or GEOG 1070. Recommended preparation: CHEM 1124-1126 or 1127 and 1128. Cannot be taken for credit after passing GSCI 4410 or 4420.

Grading Basis: Graded

Principles of symmetry and crystal chemistry and the identification of minerals by hand sample, petrographic and x-ray methods. Description of the mineralogy and texture of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and the application of contemporary petrogenetic models to the interpretation of the geologic environments they record. One or more weekend field trips may be required.

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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Spring 2020 Storrs In Person Chilson-Parks, Benjamin 001 Reg MoWe 11:15am‑12:05pm
BCH 141 14/16
Spring 2020 Storrs In Person Chilson-Parks, Benjamin 001L Reg MoWe 1:50pm‑4:35pm
BCH 141 14/16