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2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOS 216 - Earth Materials


3 hrs (Sem II)
Fundamental study of rocks and minerals-building blocks of solid earth. Physical and chemical characteristics of minerals, their interrelationships, introductory crystallography, descriptive mineralogy, hand specimen identification, geologic occurrence, and rock and mineral associations. Equipment and techniques used in mineralogy and petrology examined and brief historical synopsis provided. Offered in alternate (odd-numbered) years. 3 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in GEOS 115  and GEOS 115L , and students must also qualify for MATH 016 . Corequisite(s): GEOS 216L .