EESC36H3 Petrology

This course surveys the processes that produce the chemical and mineralogical diversity of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks including: the distribution, chemical and mineral compositions of rocks of the mantel and crust, their physical properties, and their relation to geological environments. Descriptive petrology for various rocks will also be covered.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

( EESC32H3), GLG207H, ERS203H

Recommended Preparation: 
Enrolment Limits: 
20
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences
Note: 

Students who do not have the prerequisites will be removed from the course. Priority will be given to students in Year 4 of their program.