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Petrology by Dr. Susan M. DeBari

Petrology by Dr. Susan M. DeBari

This course is devoted to teaching identification, nomenclature, and processes of formation of igneous and metamorphic rocks found in the Earth's crust and upper mantle. Topics covered includes: Physical Properties of Magmas, Modal Classification, Chemical Classification of Magmas, Phase Diagrams, Mantle melting, Volcanic Rocks, Magma differentiation, Andesites, Granitic rocks, Extrusive silicic rocks, Metamorphic Petrology, Metamorphic protoliths/Metamorphic facies: Metamorphic facies, Naming of metamorphic rocks, Graphical representation of metamorphic rocks, Metamorphic reactions and Metabasites, Calcareous rocks, Metamorphism and Tectonics.

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