Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Earth Sciences 3310A/B

STRUCTURE AND CHEMISTRY OF MINERALS AND MATERIALS


The study of crystal structure, crystal chemistry and stability of rock-forming minerals. Compatibility of atomic substitution in minerals (solid solution, exsolution) is viewed from structural and thermodynamic perspectives. Selected topics include crystal growth, X-ray diffraction (XRD), electron probe microanalysis (EPMA), colour in minerals, crystal field theory and mineral physics.

Prerequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2206A/B. Corequisite(s): Earth Sciences 2230A/B or registration in a Materials Science module.

Extra Information: Only offered in alternate years. 2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: EARTHSCI

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