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Rock Forming Minerals (RFM)
1 RFM I: Olivine and Spinel PDF  
2 RFM II: Feldspars PDF  
3 RFM III: Pyroxenes PDF  
4 RFM IV: Pyriboles PDF  
Thermodynamics
5 1-Energy Functions-E-S-V and G-T-P-X   Phase Diagrams (PDF)
6 P-T-X Phase Diagrams

Gibbs Phase Rule

PDF 1

PDF 2

 
7 2-Exchange Reactions and Equilibrium Constants

 
8 3-Earth’s Outer Mantle - Phase Relations and Variation with Tectonic Setting

PDF

Structure of the Earth (PDF)
Petrology
9 Mantle Rock Types and Processes

Pyroxene Thermobarometry

   
10 Serpentine Stability - Recycling of Mantle

Origin of Mantle Rocks - Igneous vs. Metamorphic Processes

PDF  
11 4-Melting and Crystallization Processes

T-X-X Phase Diagrams (3 Components) Freezing/Melting in Crust and Mantle

PDF Ternary Systems (PDF)
12 5-Basalts, Komatiites Rock Series Mantle Melting Processes PDF Basalts (PDF)
13 Mid-term    
14 6-Phase Equilibria: Silicate + H2O

Magma Generation in Subduction Zones

PDF Melting with H2O (PDF)
15 7-Granitic Rocks and Crustal Magmatic Processes PDF Magmatic Processes (PDF)
16 Continental Crustal Igneous Rocks PDF  
17 The Major Types of Sedimentary Rocks

Distribution of Sediments on the Earth’s Surface

PDF Sedimentary Protoliths (PDF)
18 Metamorphic Petrology 1 - Metamorphic Processes, Contact, Regional, T and P Variations PDF  
19 Metamorphic Petrology 2 - Metamorphic Facies

Heat Flow and Heat Production in Crust

PDF  
20 Metamorphic Petrology 3 - Metamorphism of Pelitic Rocks Minerals and Isograds    
21 Metamorphic Petrology 4 - Pelites - The AKFM System Continuous and Discontinuous Reactions PDF  
22 Metamorphic Petrology 5 - Metamorphism of Mafic Rocks, Metamorphism PDF  
23 Greenschists, Blueschists and Eclogites    
24 Metamorphic Petrology 6 - Metamorphism of calc-silicates PDF  

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