Jan 20, 2019  
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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GEL 3364 - PETROLOGY


This course deals with the origin and evolution of igneous and metamorphic rocks and their plate tectonic setting. The origin of magmas is examined as well as the processes involved in their differentiation.  Metamorphic facies, mineral assemblages, and thermobarometry are studied. Petrology and melting of the mantle is discussed. These topics are unified by concepts of plate tectonics. Prerequisite: GEL 3363 or permission of instructor.

Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: GEL 3363 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3cr.



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