SCHEDULE

 

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Dates

Topic

Chapter

1 18-Jan Introduction & Earth structure 1
  No lab week 1  
2 23-Jan Earth structure continued & Classification 1 2
  25-Jan Textures in igneous rocks 3
  Lab: Common igneous minerals & microscopes  
3 30-Jan Magma properties 4
  1-Feb Field relations 4
  Lab: Common igneous minerals continued  
4 6-Feb Phase diagrams 1 6
  8-Feb Phase diagrams 2 7
  Lab: Field trip Transmountain road  
5 13-Feb Phase diagrams 3 7
  15-Feb Major Elements 8
  Lab: Transmountain thin sections  
6 20-Feb Review  
  22-Feb Midterm 1  
  Lab: Suswa  
7 27-Feb Trace elements 9
  29-Feb Isotopes 9
  Lab: Geochemistry lab (Georoc/PETDB)  
8 5-Mar Magma generation 10
  7-Mar Magma diversification 1 11
  Lab: Juan de Fuca (MOR)  
9 12-Mar Spring Break  
  14-Mar Spring Break  
10 19-Mar Magma diversification 2 11
  21-Mar Volcanic rocks & tectonic setting background:12-20
 
Lab: Fractionation and crystallization  
11 26-Mar Catch-up/Rocks&Settings continued
  28-Mar Review  
 
Lab: Samoa/Microprobe lab -- pending new technician  
12 2-Apr Midterm 2 21
  4-Apr Metamorpic rocks intro  
  Lab: Common metamorphic minerals  
13 9-Apr Metamorpic rocks continued 21
  11-Apr Classification 2 & facies 22, 25
  Lab: Common metamorphic minerals  
14 16-Apr Thermodynamics 23
  18-Apr Metamorphic structures & textures  23
  Lab: Interpreting Microprobe data (Transmountain)  
15 23-Apr Metamorphic structures & textures 2 5, 27
  25-Apr Metamorphic assemblages 24
  Lab: Interpreting Microprobe data (own) + thermobarometry  
16 30-Apr Metamorphic reactions 26
  2-May Review  
  Lab: Interpreting Microprobe data + catch-up  
17 7-May FINAL Monday May 7th 10am - 12.45pm