Feb 21, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOL 2090 - Gems, Jewels, and Crystals


An exploration of the Earth’s most valuable minerals, gems and jewels, with close study of how, where, and why they form. Topics also include how earth scientists discover, extract, and process the crystals on their way to their ultimate destination, the jewelry store. The course culminates in a close look at the geological and contextual origins of the world’s most famous and valuable crystals.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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