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Mineralogy and Petrology

  • 7.5 credits

The course covers mineral chemistry, optical microscopy and classification of minerals in common rocks.

The course covers sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous petrology with description and classification of common sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks.

  • 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, 2013
    Earth Materials: Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology
    Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9780521145213

    J. D. Winter, 2013
    Principles of igneous and metamorphic petrology
    Pearson New International Edition
    ISBN10: 1292021535
    ISBN13: 9781292021539

  • Contact

    Paola ManzottiAssistent professor
    Tectonics, metamorphic geology and geochronology
    Paola Manzotti
    paola.manzotti[at]geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 45 | Room: R413