Geology 336: Petrology and Petrography

Spring, 2002
Craig Lundstrom

Course Objectives:

•To observe what kinds of igneous and metamorphic rocks exist in nature

•To learn to identify these rocks in hand samples and thin sections

•To learn how the compositions, textures, and structures of these rocks are used to make inferences about the processes that formed them

Course Organization:

Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-9:50 am, 258 Natural History Building (NHB)

Lab sessions: Monday 1:00-3:50 in 109 NHB

Lecture schedule and links to lectures

Grading Info

Needed items:    An introduction to Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, J. Winter     Bring  Optical Mineralogy by Nesse and a handlens to lab

Contact Info:

Professor: Craig Lundstrom

Office: 301 NHB

Phone: 244-6293; lab 333-4401

Home phone: 586-7687


Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am, or preferably, by appointment

Laboratory Instructor: Jennie Jackson

Office: 121 NHB (lab) and 126 NHB (office)

Phone: 333-6379 (lab) and 244-7133 (office)


Office hours: by appointment