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GEOL 102 Gemstones: Their Art, History, and Science

GEOL 102  Gemstones: Their Art, History, and Science  Units: 3.00  

Gemstones have played an important role in society throughout history. The role of gemstones and other precious materials will be illustrated through the study of works of art and popular literature. The physical properties that make gems attractive are explained. Gemstone marketing and ethical considerations of mining methods will be explored.

Learning Hours: 120 (24 Lecture, 12 Tutorial, 36 Online Activity, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science