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GEOL 221     Mineralogy (Lab)  (4)

A study of the occurrence, crystal structure, chemistry, and origin of minerals, with special emphasis on geological environments that form or modify them. Laboratory work includes hand-lens, microscopic, and X-ray diffraction analysis of minerals. Lecture, three hours; laboratory and field work. Open only to juniors or seniors pursuing majors in forestry, geology, or natural resources and the environment. Prerequisite: GEOL 121 and one geology course at the 200 level or higher.