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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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GEOL 131 - Optical Mineralogy

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Principles and use of the polarizing microscope in the analysis of mineral grains and rock thin-sections. Identification of these minerals is based on their optical and crystallographic properties determined from either oil immersion or permanentmount methods. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.)

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
No liberal arts credit.





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