GEOL 131 - Optical MineralogySemester Hours: 3
Principles and use of the polarizing microscope in the analysis of mineral grains and rock thin-sections. Identification of these minerals is based on their optical and crystallographic properties determined from either oil immersion or permanentmount methods. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.)
No liberal arts credit.
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