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772697S Microscopic study of rocks, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 772697S  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Microscopic study of rocks  Abbreviation Microscopic stu 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3256 Geology and Mineralogy 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Oulu Mining School 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ESTC /40 h face to face + 40 students own work

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish or English

 
Timing 

spring semester period 3 or 4

 
Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course the student will:

have a competence to study major rock types with petrographic microscope and has a good understandin on their classification and textures

 
Contents 

classification of major rock types, their textures and their study with petrographic microscope

 
Mode of delivery 

Face to face and self-acting studies of samples (thin sections)

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

face to face practicals 40 h and self-acting microscopy 40 h

 
Target group 

all studends in geosciences

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Petrology of Igneous rocks, Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks, Petrology of Metamorphic Rocks, Optical Mineralogy

 
Recommended optional programme components 

The cours edoes not require other studies to be carries simultaneously

 
Recommended or required reading 

Handbooks situated in the course room according to separate list

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

report of the practical studies of given samples

 
Grading 

pass/fall

 
Person responsible 

Pekka Tuisku

 
Working life cooperation 

not currently

 


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