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Igneous Petrology

Classification, modes of occurrence and origin of igneous rocks.

Prerequisite: Geology 210 or Geology 211 and Chemistry & Biochemistry 107.

1 unit — Gevedon

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Igneous Petrology explores classification, modes of occurrence, and origin of igneous rocks. Students explore varies topics including magma mingling, ultramafic rocks, and crystal settling.
Image by Professor Noblett. Banner image by Arielle Gross.
Image by Professor Noblett. Banner image by Arielle Gross.
An upper-level Geology course, Igneous Petrology explores classification, modes of occurrence, and origin of igneous rocks. Topics include magma mingling, ultramafic rocks, and crystal settling. In addition to working in lab, students will embark on a one day field trip to Lake George and Eleven-Mile Canyon.

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Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 5 Igneous Petrology Michelle Gevedon TBA 25 / 25 11/28/2021
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