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GEOS 3504 Mineralogy

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    Many Small Assignments

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    Oct 06, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This is a great course to develop your background in rocks, and understanding what characteristics mean and how they formed in their environment

    Course highlights:

    You can learn a lot from the labs, identifying samples in thin section is a trial though, be prepared for a lot of coloring.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Always color your thin sections and make them detailed, always study for the quizzes too.

    • Fall 2016
    • mark michel
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Many Small Assignments Final Paper
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    Oct 06, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This is a really fun course and Marc is a great teacher

    Course highlights:

    There's a lot of minerals and you gain some insight into what they all mean- be prepared to study

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Color in the thin sections, always pay attention in lecture, and ask questions

    • Fall 2015
    • mark michel
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Many Small Assignments Final Paper
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    Jun 28, 2016
    | No strong feelings either way.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend it if you are a Geology or Mining student.

    Course highlights:

    It was my first intro into mineral thin sections.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure you go to the office hours and get help if you don't understand anything. You build on key concepts, so understanding every step of the way is important.

    • Fall 2015
    • Frederick Michel
    • Yes
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