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Igneous Petrology

  • 7.5 credits

Igneous Petrology (distance course)

The course covers 1) classification and identification of igneous rocks, 2)genesis of igneous rocks, 3) phase diagrams in igneous petrology, and 4) melting and crystallization.

For more information see the course home page at:
www.tellus.geo.su.se

  • Course structure

    Assessment

    Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

    A = Excellent
    B = Very good
    C = Good
    D = Satisfactory
    E = Sufficient
    Fx = Insufficient
    F = Entirely insufficient

    The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    C. Klein and A. Philpotts, 2012
    Earth Materials: Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology
    Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9780521145213

  • Contact

    Alasdair SkeltonProfessor of Geochemistry and petrology
    Alasdair Skelton
    alasdair.skelton[at]geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 50 | Room: R425

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