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Geochemistry of the Land - Dr. C.E. Heinzel - Spring 2023

Syllabus - Spring 2023 , Test 1, Monday Feb. 13, Moved Test 2 to Wednesday March 8
Lecture slides

Week 1 : Monday - Introduction , Wednesday - Periodic Table , Safety One - UNI Laboratory Safety Slides

Week 2 : Monday - Thin Sections and petrography , Wed. - Elements, Minerals, Rocks & Earth History Safety Two - UNI Hazardous Waste Spill Slides , Helpful sites for learning more - Site 1 , Site 2 , Site 3 , Site 4

Week 3: Monday and Wednesday - Mafic minerals and rocks and Mining Metallic Resources , Helpful sites for learning more, Site 1, Site 2

Week 4: Monday - Felsic mienrals and rocks , Wed. - Mining Non-metallic resource

Week 5: Test 1 Monday Feb. 13 ,

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Week 8: Monday , Wed. -

Week 9 Spring Break, March 13 - 17, 2023

Reading and Handouts

Textbook - Chemistry in Geology by Robin Gill

Week 1: Conventional ACS Periodic Table, Geochemical Periodic Table, Summary of Geochemical Periodic Table, Blank Periodic Table, Geology Topics through a Chemistry Lens

Week 2:

 

Video - The 'good stuff' in the video below is from about 5 min to 7:15