GEOLOGY 321 - Petrology


W 2:30PM 5:30PM

UMass Amherst

Morrill Sci. Ctr. (IV) rm 159

With lab. Genesis of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the earth's crust and upper mantle. Experiment and theory applied to the interpretation of natural rock textures and their origin. Introduction to thermometry and barometry of magmas and rocks. Recognition of rocks and crystallization histories using the polarizing microscope. Prerequisite: GEO-SCI 311.

Pre Req: GEO-SCI 311 Additional fees are associated with this section.

Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.