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Petrology

Code Number:7.3.04.2
Teaching Semester:2nd
Course Direction:Basic Courses
Course Type:Compulsory

Lecture Hours Lab Hours Exercise Hours
2 2 0


Course Overview

Subject of Petrology. Earth’s Structure and Composition. Rocks and Rock-forming Minerals. Igneous Petrology: Magma Genesis; Properties, Crystallization and Differentiation of Magma. Textural Features of Igneous Rocks; Classification and Description. Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Genesis, Classification and Description. Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks: Types of Metamorphism, Metasomatism. Nomenclature and Description of Metamorphic Rocks.


Teaching Personnel

E. Mposkos

Last Updated: February 25, 2007