Minerals

Code: OLRN1121

Course description

Mineralogy is the study of the crystals that comprise rocks. This course studies minerals. It is a course that allows the student to become very knowledgeable about minerals and to enjoy their beauty. The course begins by explaining what minerals are, their composition and their classification. The concept of mineral formation is followed by the use of descriptive and identifying properties. The student is introduced to the use of a ‘key’. After having learned how to identify important minerals, the student will be introduced to some of the fascinating minerals on Earth: gemstones, ore minerals and essential minerals. The course concludes by examining various mineral collecting sites of the world.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 10, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $406.20
 
End date: Dec. 17, 2019
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

ed2go fall course registration opens August 19, 2019

Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019. Spring 2020 registration opens February 3, 2020.