|46-211 Earth Material Science F(3-3) [0.50]|
Minerals are the building blocks of rocks, and rocks are the basis of the earth's crust. The nature , classification and recognition of the common rocks and minerals and their chemical and physical transformations is dealt with. Emphasis is on the role that minerals and rocks play in determining the abiotic character of earth-surface environments.
|Prerequisites: 1 of 46-100 or 46-110.|
|Exclusions: 46-210, 46-307.|
|1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar|
Last revised: May 31, 1998.