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Mineralogy and Petrology at Texas Tech

Faculty and students in the department conduct research in the fields of igneous and metamorphic petrology, mineralogy and crystallography. Much of the research is field-oriented with current projects working in the Klamath Mountains (California & Oregon), the Ruby Mountains (Nevada), the Caledonides of central Norway, the Seiland and Tysfjord regions of north Norway, as well as west Texas and eastern New Mexico.

For more detailed project descriptions please the webpages of individual faculty members.

All students working in Mineralogy and Petrology related topics are encouraged to attend weekly meetings to discuss research progress, recent literature and other interesting developments in their respective fields.

The department also teaches a diversity of courses in the fields of mineralogy and petrology, including:

  • Department of Geosciences, MS 1053, Science Building, Room 125, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053, U.S.A.
  • Tel: (806)-742-3102
  • Fax: (806)-742-0100
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