|Course Direction:||Basic Courses|
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.