Advanced Igneous Petrology's Full Profile
This course features lab exercises and a complete reading list.Advanced Igneous Petrology covers the history of and recent developments in the study of igneous rocks. Students review the chemistry and structure of igneous rock-forming minerals and proceed to study how these minerals occur and interact in igneous rocks. The course focuses on igneous processes and how we have learned about them through studying a number of significant sites worldwide.
Sep 01, 2005
to Dec 20, 2005
Days of the Week:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Level of Difficulty: Advanced
- Size: Massive Open Online Course
- Instructor: Prof. Timothy Grove
- Cost: Free
- Institution: MIT OCW
- Topics: General History, Chemistry
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