GEO1006S - Introduction To Minerals, Rocks & Structure

18 credits at NQF level 5

Entry Requirements:

A minimum of 45% in GEO1009F or a pass in AGE1004S

Course Outline:

This course introduces students to the Geology major and covers the essentials of the discipline as follows: crystals and minerals; igneous and metamorphic rocks; structural geology; mineral deposits and economic geology; palaeontology; the interpretation of geological maps. A three-day field trip to the Western Cape serves as an introduction to field geology.