Sep 22, 2019  
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minerals are the stuff of which planets are composed, the material from which civilizations are built, and the coveted jewels and precious metals of humankind.  The study of these naturally occurring crystalline substances is the science of mineralogy. This course deals with the principles and concepts fundamental to understanding the physical, chemical, and crystallographic properties of minerals.  Course assignments introduce techniques that aid in defining these characteristic properties. Familiarization with minerals of common occurrence crustal rock types is emphasized.  Prerequisite: GEL 1125 and GEL 1125L or permission of instructor.

Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: GEL 1125 and GEL 1125L or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3cr.

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