GEO143

[4 credits]

Pacific NW Rocks & Minerals
Focuses on the description and identification of the principal rock-forming and economically valuable minerals, and the most important igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks of the Pacific Northwest. Covers natural processes that form rocks and minerals; relationships of rock types to environments of formation, including plate tectonic settings; classification and laboratory identification of minerals and rocks; important uses of minerals and rocks in society; the rock cycle; and the geologic time scale. Offered as needed

Terms offered online: W

Tuition and Fees

Online Fee per class: $50

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