GEOL 5100

Seminar on the Geology, Petrology, and Mineralization of the Mafic Layered Intrusions, with special reference to the Duluth Complex

2015 Syllabus

Petrography Forms

Geology of the DC

GEOL 5100 - Weekly Class Topics

DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENT
1/28 Terminology, Nomenclature, and Classification of MLI - Scoates PPT, Miller PPT  Irvine, 1982
 Miller et al., 2002a
2/4 Lithostratigraphy and Petrology of MLI - PPT Wager & Brown, 1968
McCallum, 2003
2/11 Geochemistry of MLI - PPT McBirney, 1995
Irvine et al., 1998
2/18 Magmatic Differentiation of Magmas in MLI - PPT1, PPT2 Marsh, 2006, 2013
Latypov, 2009, 2014
2/25

Petrography of the Skaergaard Intrusion - Instructions
PPT on Igneous Textures, PPT on Alteration of Mafic Igneous Rocks
Petrography Form, Glossary of Igneous Textural Terms,
Optical Properties of Igneous Minerals and their Alteration Products

Petrography Rpt I

3/4 Petrography of the Sonju Lake Intrusion - Instructions Petrography Rpt II

3/11 Cu-Ni-PGE Mineralization of MLI Naldrett, 2010

SPRING BREAK
3/25 Geology and Ore Deposits of the MCR (Identify MLI for Report) Miller & Nicholson, 2013

4/1 Geology of the Duluth Complex and Related Intrusions Miller & Green, 2002
Miller & Severson, 2002
4/8 Cu-Ni-PGE Mineralization of the Duluth Complex Miller et al., 2002b

4/15  Petrography of the Bushveld Complex  Petrography Rpt III

4/22  Petrography of the Layered Series at Duluth  Petrography Rpt IV

4/29 Intrusion Reports  
5/6 Intrusion Reports  
5/9 Field Trip on the Sonju Lake Intrusion  
5/10 Field Trip on the Layered Series at Duluth