Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5640207
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. KAAN SAYIT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to mineralogy and petrography. Physical, chemical and descriptive mineralogy. Classification of minerals, description of common rocks. General classification of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks particularly for field use. Identification of common minerals and rocks in hand specimens. (Offered to non-GEOE students only ).