Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


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EEPS 610 001 (CRN: 23155)


Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Costin, Gelu
Meeting: 2:00PM - 4:30PM F (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 10
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 3
Enrollment data as of: 12-JUL-2024 7:38AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM T
Description: This is a lab course focused on the identification of minerals with petrographic microscopy. Principles of crystallography, mineral optics, and mineral chemistry will be covered in the first third of the course. The second third of the course will focus on the identification of minerals in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks with emphasis on petrogenetic interpretation. The last third of the course will involve each student working on specific petrologic themes in the context of regional tectonics or magmatic processes. Taught every other Fall. Cross-list: EEPS 410. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EEPS 610 if student has credit for EEPS 410/ESCI 410/ESCI 610.