Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
    
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

GEOL 2111 - Crystallography and Optical Mineralogy


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
Lab Hour(s): 3

An introduction to crystallography and the structure of minerals, elements of symmetry, and the interrelationship of crystal structure to the optical and chemical properties of minerals. Laboratory component comprises transmitted light microscopic examination of rock-forming minerals and the identification of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. 

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 2103  with a grade of C- or higher. 
General Science Option