Title Minerology: Earth and Planetary Materials
Description Lecture, three hours; laboratory, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 1 or 1H. Recommended: completion of chemistry requirement. Principles of mineralogy. Mineral structure and bonding and crystal chemistry, with focus on materials of interest for Earth and planetary sciences and major rock-forming minerals. Laboratory study of relationship between mineral structure and properties, including hand sample identification, microscopy (optical and electron), X-ray diffraction, and spectroscopy techniques. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 4 units
Restrictions None
Course Days Monday Wednesday Friday
Time 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Location Geology 4641
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 178153200
Type Lecture
Instructor Axel Schmitt
Email axel@oro.ess.ucla.edu
Phone 310-206-5760