|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Mineralogy as applied to rocks, sediments and soils. Applications of the polarising microscope to mineral identification and textural interpretation of Earth materials. Introductory mineral chemistry and its applications. Characterisation and description of igneous rocks in terms of major element geochemistry, mineralogy, texture, genetic processes and tectonic setting. Characterisation of metamorphic rocks. Metamorphic facies, isograds and thermal metamorphism.
|EA2200 EA2210 EA2220|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coordinator:||Dr Helen McCoy-West|
|Lecturers:||Dr Helen McCoy-West, Dr Alex McCoy-West.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.