Course Information
Course Code ERSC 3P21
Course Title Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Description Igneous rocks: nomenclature and classification; magmatic processes. Application of one, two and three component phase diagrams to interpret the formation of igneous rocks. Metamorphic rocks: types, classification, mineral parageneses. Labs include the study of rocks in thin section, their mineralogy, textures, origin and classification.
Course Format Lectures, lab, 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s) ERSC 2P22 and CHEM 1F92.