Title Igneous Petrology
Description Lecture, two to three hours; laboratory, six hours; field trips. Enforced requisites: course 51, Chemistry 14B and 14BL, or 20B and 20L, Mathematics 3B or 31B. Mineralogy, chemical composition, and field occurrence of igneous rocks with reference to their origin by melting in earth. Introduction to thermodynamics as applied to petrology. Formation of magma, its movement, eruption, crystallization, and chemical evolution. Petrologic structure of crust and mantle and its relation to seismology. Overview of petrological and chemical evolution of Earth, moon, and other planets from their origin to present. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 5 units
Course Days Monday
Time 12:00 PM - 12:05 PM
Location TBD
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 0
Type Lecture
Instructor Axel Schmitt
Email axel@oro.ess.ucla.edu
Phone 310-206-5760

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