296-492 Crustal Materials      Spring 2005

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Instructor: Steve Dutch
Office: LS 402, Phone: 465-2246
e-mail:    dutchs@uwgb.edu
Home Page:    http://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs

Text: Wenk & Bulakh, Minerals    Access Class Notes

Week Lecture Topic Lab Topic Reading
Jan. 19-21 What the Earth is Made of No Lab 1,34,35
Jan. 24-28 Introduction to Minerals The Petrographic Microscope 2,8,9,10,14,15
Jan. 31-Feb. 4 Crystallography Crystal Models 3,4
Feb. 7-11 Crystallography Crystal Models 5,6
Feb. 14-18 Exam I   Monday  Feb. 14
Crystals and Light
Polarized Light 7-13
Feb. 21-25 Rock-forming Minerals Pyroxenes, Amphiboles, Micas 15,27,28
Feb. 28- Mar. 4 Rock-forming Minerals
Quartz, Feldspars 19,20,26
Mar. 7-11 Sedimentary Rocks
Exam II  Friday March 11
Carbonates, Sedimentary Rocks 21,22,23,32
Mar. 12-20 Spring Break    
Mar. 21-25 Igneous Rocks Major Igneous Minerals 16,17,18
Mar. 28-April 1 Igneous Rocks Igneous Rocks 24,25,30,31
April 4-8 Phase Diagrams Igneous Rocks 17,18
Apr. 11-15 Metamorphic Rocks
Exam III  Monday April 9
Major Metamorphic Minerals 16,17
Apr. 18-22 Metamorphic Rocks Metamorphic Rocks 26,28
Apr. 25-29 Metamorphic Phase Diagrams Metamorphic Rocks 33
May 2-6 Review Lab Final  

Final, Monday,  May 9, 1:00-3:00 PM.

Grading:     Exams I - III 15% Each
                  Lab Final 20%
                  Final 25%
                  Notes 10%

General Requirement for all upper-division lab courses:

Something you haven't seen since second grade - a pencil box, or something equivalent (Smurfs optional). In it you will need:

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