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Physical Geology

Planet Earth
Plate Tectonics
Minerals
Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Earthquakes and the Earth’s Interior
Mountains and Deformation of Rock
Geologic Time
Energy Resources
Mineral Resources
Mass Movements
Streams
Oceans and Coasts
Groundwater
Deserts
Glaciers
Global Change

Mineralogy

Elements of Crystal Symmetry
External Symmetry of Crystals, 32 Crystal Classes
Crystal Morphology, Crystal Symmetry, Crystallographic Axes
Axial Ratios, Weiss Parameters, Miller Indices
Crystal Forms, Zones, &  Habit
Stereographic Projection of Crystal Faces
Crystallographic Calculations
X-ray Crystallography: the Powder Method
Twinning, Polymorphism, Polytypism, Pseudomorphism
Physical Properties of Minerals
Crystal Chemistry
Coordination and Pauling’s Rules
Mineral Chemistry
Mineral Stability, Phase Diagrams
Binary Phase Diagrams
Properties of Light and the Examination of Isotropic Substances
Uniaxial Minerals, Uniaxial Indicatrix, Optic Sign, & Ray Path
Interference Phenomena, Compensation and Optic Sign
Biaxial Minerals
Silicate Structures, Structural Formula,  Neso-, Cyclo-, and Soro- Silicates
Inosilicates (Pyroxenes and Amphiboles)
Phyllosilicates (Micas, Chlorite, Talc, & Serpentine)
Weathering and Clay Minerals
Tectosilicates, Carbonates, Oxides, & Accessory Minerals

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