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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  Feb 19, 2018
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ERTH 6300 - Advanced Metamorphic Petrology

In-depth analysis of metamorphic phase equilibria in pelites, amphibolites, carbonates, and ultramafic rocks. Schreinemakers’ analysis, petrogenetic grids, P-T-X relations, reaction space, geothermometry, geobarometry, and analysis of zoned prophyroblasts. Heat flow, metamorphic, and tectonic evolution. Laboratory involves analysis of textural relations in thin section and computer exercises.

When Offered: Fall term odd-numbered years.

Credit Hours: 4

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