Geology and Geological Engineering

Dr. Edward Duke
Petrology, Mineral Spectroscopy, and Remote Sensing
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Teaching synopsis

Dr. Duke teaches the following courses:
  • GEOL 656L / Scanning Electron Microscopy, 1 cr. (graduate or undergraduate), A practical introduction to the use of the scanning electron microscope for geologists, paleontologists, and materials scientists and engineers.

  • GEOL 212 / Mineralogy and Crystallography, 3 cr. A study of morphological and geometrical crystallography followed by determinative mineralogy. The 32 crystal classes and about 120 minerals are studied in detail. Course includes a brief introduction to optical microscopy. Emphasis in the laboratory is directed toward descriptive and determinative mineralogy.

contact: Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering, 501 E. Saint Joseph St., SDSMT, Rapid City, SD 57701
phone: (605)394-2388 / fax: (605)394-6703 / email: