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Minerals, the Components of Rocks

Introduction

This course covers the fundamentals of mineralogy, including the definition and chemical composition of minerals, their physical properties and identification, formation and transformation processes, stability under pressure and temperature, applications in various fields, advancements in the field, and mineralogical techniques and instrumentation.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a comprehensive understanding of minerals, their properties, formation, stability, and applications, as well as the techniques and advancements in the field of mineralogy.

Course program

Fundamentals of Mineralogy
Physical Properties and Identification of Minerals
Formation of Minerals
Transformation of Minerals
Mineral Stability: Pressure and Temperature
Applications and Implications of Mineralogy
Advancements in Mineralogy
Case Studies in Mineralogy
Mineralogical Techniques and Instrumentation