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GLG543 Principles of Sedimentary Petrology

Petrology and classification of sedimentary rocks. Factors governing sediment dispersal, lithification and diagenesis. Mineralogy and texture of terrigenous clastic sediments as a reflection of possible source terrains. Carbonate petrology and petrography; consideration of limestone and dolostone textures as environmental indicators.


  • 3


  • Liberal Arts


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Graduate
  • Students cannot elect the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grade option for this course


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