Magma: its types and characteristics. Magmatic processes. Texmre and structure of igneous rocks. Description anc;l classification of igneous rocks. Metamorphism: agents. processes, zones and facies. Texture, structure and types of metamorphic rocks.

Texture, structure and classification of sedimentary rocks. Sedimentary provenance, proc.esses and diagenesis. Sedimentary environments. Description and foonation of siliciclastic, precipitated and allochemical sedimentary rocks.

LAB: Megascopic identification of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.

Suggested Reading:
1. Petrology of Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks. L.A. Raymond
(2002)McGraw Hill, New York
2. Petrology: Tgneous, Sedimentary and MetaI:lOrphic. H. Blatt. and Tra:;y (1996). w: H.
Freeman, San Francisco.
3. Magma and Magmatic Rocks. E.K. Middlemat (1985). Longman.
4. Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology. M.G. Best (1982). W .ii. Freemal1, San Francisco. 5. Petrology ofIgneous. Sedimentary and Metamorphic RocKs. E.G. Ehlersand and H. Blatt (1982). w: H. Freeman, San Francisco.
6. Theoretical Igneous Petrology. E.E. Whalstrom (1980) John Wiley.
7. Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks. 1.1 Greensmith (1978). Allen and Unwin.