EAS 466 - Petrogenesis

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Faculty of Science

Origin and formation of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the light of field, mineralogical, chemical and experimental evidence. Topics vary: see www.eas.ualberta.ca/eas466 for details. May be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. Topics include: (1) Cratons, Kimberlites and Diamonds; (2) Petrology of Subduction Processes. Prerequisites: EAS 331 and EAS 332, which may be taken concurrently with permission of the instructor. [Faculty of Science]