The Geology of Gemstones
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

GEOL 121 - The Geology of Gemstones

Credits: 3

An introduction to major gemstones, their geological origin, the science of their physical properties and identification, and their role in and impact on human civilization. This course is a survey of several major concepts in physical and environmental geology through the lens of gemstones.

USI Core 39: Natural Science (BS).

Lecture-Lab (ex: 3-1 means 3 hrs lecture and 1 hr lab): (3-0)
Indiana Statewide Transfer General Education Core: Meets IN Statewide Core.
Term(s) Offered: Fall

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