GEOL 4719 - Field Analysis and Tectonics of Crystalline Rocks Course uri icon



  • Introduces basic and advanced mapping tools and concepts for structural and tectonic analysis of solid-state and magmatic deformation, metamorphism, and fluid flow in igneous and metamorphic rocks. Includes some digital mapping concepts using smartpad and smartphone applications, and computer-based analysis of structure data. Includes multi-day mapping projects in the Front Range, and in western Colorado, southern Wyoming, or northern New Mexico. Also includes introductions to Precambrian tectonic history of western North America and mineral resources of Colorado. Same as GEOL 5719.


  • Mahan, Kevin H  
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2024