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GEOL 3109 – Sedimentary Petrology

(3 credits) 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab

This course involves the theoretical and practical study of clastic, carbonate and other sedimentary rocks in hand specimen and thin section. Major topics include the description, classification and origin of rocks. Sedimentary facies and their relationship to depositional environments will also be covered.

Prerequisites: Geology 2109 and 2111 with a minimum grade of C- or higher.