Dec 06, 2022  
2019-2020 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 212/212L Mineralogy and Crystallography/Lab

Credits: (2-1) 3

A study of morphological and geometrical crystallography followed by determinative mineralogy. The 32 crystal classes and about 120 minerals are studied in detail. Course includes a brief introduction to optical microscopy. Emphasis in the laboratory is directed toward descriptive and determinative mineralogy. 

Corequisites: GEOL 212L
Pre or Corequisites: CHEM 112 ; and GEOL 201 /GEOL 201L  or GEOE 221/221L  
Notes: Students pursuing a BS in Geology must earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course to meet subsequent course prerequisite requirements. Please consult the requirements, including courses and course prerequisites, for the Geology, BS degree.  

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