Ge 115 b

Petrology and Petrography: Metamorphic Petrology

9 units (3-3-3)  |  second term
Prerequisites: Ge 114 ab.
The mineralogic and chemical composition, occurrence, and classification of metamorphic rocks; interpretation of mineral assemblages in the light of chemical equilibrium and experimental studies. Discussion centers on the use of metamorphic assemblages to understand tectonic, petrologic, and geochemical problems associated with convergent plate boundaries and intrusion of magmas into the continental crust. May be taken before Ge 115 a. Given in alternate years; offered 2020-21.
Instructor: Eiler

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