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EPSC 312 Spectroscopy of Minerals (3 credits)

Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Earth & Planetary Sciences : Interaction of minerals with electromagnetic radiation. Optical mineralogy on thin and polished sections. Demonstrations of other spectroscopic techniques applied to the identification of minerals and to the analysis of their composition and structure.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Donald M Francis (Winter)

  • Winter
  • 6 hours laboratory and relevant in-lab lectures
  • Prerequisite: EPSC 210