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Fall 2012-2013
GEO 507   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Mineralogy and Mineral Physics - Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials at High Pressure

Thomas S. Duffy

Selected topics related to structure, properties, and stability of minerals and melts. Topics include mantle mineralogy, applications of synchrotron radiation to the study of earth materials, physics and chemistry of minerals at high pressure and temperature, and advanced concepts in mineral physics. The emphasis is on applications to the study of planetary interiors.

Sample reading list:
Shun-Ichiro Karato, Deformation of Earth Materials
Ronald Miletich, Mineral Behaviour at Extreme Conditions
Ian Jackson, The Earth's Mantle: Composition, Structure & Evolution

Requirements/Grading:
Other Exam - 100%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22431 S01 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm Th   Guyot Hall   220   Enrolled:3 Limit:10