Academic Catalog

GEOE524 ORE MICROSCOPY

Course Code: 5640524
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff AKIN GEVEN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Preparation of polished specimens. Optical and physical properties of opaque minerals. Textures, mineral assemblage and sequence of crystallization. Microhardness and reflectivity measurements. Identification of opaque minerals.