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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences|
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.
|Prerequisites:||AT LEAST 12 CREDIT PONTS OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS INCLUDING LEVEL 1 EA|
|EA2200 EA2210 EA5048|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Carl Spandler|
|Lecturers:||Dr Mike Rubenach, Assoc. Professor Carl Spandler.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); other exams (15%); lab exercises (15%); assignments (20%).|
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