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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.49 (Fall 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Advanced Igneous Petrology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Timothy Grove 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 12.490 Advanced Igneous Petrology



    Fall 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features lab exercises and a complete reading list.


    Course Description


    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.
     

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