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CHEM 4540  GEOCHEMISTRY (3 credits)

This course will cover the application of chemical principles to geologic systems. Specific topics covered will include the origin of elements and their distribution in the earth, geochronology, stable isotope systems, aqueous geochemistry and crystal chemistry. These topics will be integrated to the study of soils, igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks and ore deposits. (Every third semester). (Cross-listed with GEOL 4540).

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 1170, MATH 1950, CHEM 1190 and GEOL 2750 or CHEM 2500 (chemistry courses must have a grade of C or better)