Igneous petrology and geochemistry 711

Module code GLY 711
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Interpretation and application of advanced petrogenetic tools: the Rb/Sr and Sm/Ndisotopic systems, quantitative interpretation of binary and ternary phase diagrams, assimilation-fractional crystallisation – partial melting. Abundance of elements in the crust, crust-forming models. Hydrous geochemistry. Recognition of geochemical anomalies. Analytical methods and the treatment of geochemical data.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Geology
Period of presentation Year

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