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.
EESB19H3 or (EESC35H3)
(EESC32H3), GLG207H, ERS203H
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.