Geology 321 - Petrology


W 2:30PM 5:30PM

UMass Amherst
Morrill Sci. Ctr. (IV) rm S159
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.

GEOLOGY 311 This section has additional lab fees.

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