GEO 302Q GEO 302Q. Gems and Gem Minerals. 3 Hours.
Examine crystallography, occurrence, and identification of gem minerals and materials; artificial gems; simple cutting and polishing; and the history of gems and gemology. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Geological Sciences 302Q, 302K (Topic: Gems and Gem Minerals), 347K.