Earth Materials

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Course Description: 
This course will provide students with a background in textures, mineralogy, origins, and occurrences of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. This will include the topics of the most common rock-forming minerals, the physiochemical principles that govern the formation of igneous and metamorphic rocks, rock textures, classification systems of rocks, occurrences and origins of common igneous and metamorphic rocks. This course includes a laboratory section with an emphasis on the identification of rocks and minerals in hand specimen.
Year Taken: 
Year 2
Next Offered: 
Sem 2
Years Offered: 
AY 2014 - 2015
AY 2015 - 2016
AY 2016 - 2017
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Asian School of the Environment