GLT 101: Geology I

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
GLT 101Geology IDr. A S M Woobaidullah; Sarmin SultanaDepartment of Geology11:00-11:50 A.M (Sunday), 12:00-12:50 P.M. (Wednesday)

Geology—Concepts, Scope; Basic Principles; The Earth—its Internal Structure and Composition; Endogenetic and Exogenetic Geological Processes; Geological Time; Geological-Time Scale; Fossils and Evolution of Life-forms.
Mineralogy—Study of the Physical Properties, Chemistry and Classification of Common Rock-forming and Ore Minerals.
Petrology: Study of the Structure, Texture, Composition, Classification, Origin, and Mode of Occurrence of Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks.
Suggested Readings:
Beny, L.G. and Mason, B.: Elements of Mineralogy.
Huang W.T.: Petrology.
Read, H.H.: Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy
Tyrell, G.W.: The Principles of Petrology.
Strahier, A.N.: The Earth Science
Spencer, E.W.: Concept of Historical Geology.

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