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ECTS

MMP 207

Minerology & Petrography

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4

Content: Physical mineralogy: Cleavage. Fracture. Hardness. Density of minerals. Color. Fluorescence and phosphorescence. Piezoelectricity. Magnetic characteristics of minerals. Chemical mineralogy. Coordination principles. Solid solution. Isomorphism. Polymorphism. Pseudomorphism. Descriptive mineralogy: Classification of minerals. Structure of silicates and study of diagnostic properties of minerals. Structure of the earth crust, magma, physical and chemical conditions of the magma, crystallization of magma, emplacement of magma, classification of the magmatic rocks using different methods, petrographic features of the different rock suites, metamorphism, mode of occurence, metamorphic conditions, kinds of the metamorphism, paragenesis and facies,metamorphic textures, kinds of the metamorphic rocks.

TextBook:

  • The instructor lecture notes.