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GEOL 232 Mineralogy

GEOL 232  Mineralogy  Units: 3.00  

Characterization of rock- and soil-forming silicate and non-silicate minerals (their crystallography, optical and physical behaviour, and crystal chemistry). The structural, chemical and genetic aspects of the crystalline state as displayed by minerals are considered. Implications of mineral properties for the engineering behaviour of soils and rocks, and for human needs, are discussed.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;36Lb;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite GEOL 104 or permission of the Department. Exclusion GEOL 212. Recommended 4U Chemistry is required.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science