# GEOL 135 - Introduction to Geochemistry

Welcome to the homepage for the Fall 2010 Intro to Geochemistry
Class, GEOL 135. For the syllabus and schedule for our class please click here

MY OFFICE HOURS ARE TUESDAY and THURSDAY noon-1 pm

Here you will find lecture powerpoint files to view or download
as well as relevant homework assignments and links to websites and
programs.

### Lectures:

Introduction

Chemistry / Mathematics review info

Equilibrium

Free Energy

Calorimetry

Speciation

Activity

Stability Diagrams

Acid-base geochemistry

Carbonate Geochemistry

Redox Geochemistry

Nernst and Eh-pH diagrams

Microbes and energy

Sorption

Kinetics

Mixing and mineral chemistry

Phase relations

Geothermobarometry

Ore Geochemistry

Isotope Geochemistry

Radioisotope Geochemistry

### Next-day assignments:

due 09-01-2010

due 09-15-2010

due 09-17-2010

due 10-01-2010

due 10-06-2010

due 10-08-2010

due 10-28-2010

due 11-01-2010

due 11-10-2010

due 11-17-2010

due 11-29-2010

due 12-03-2010

due 12-07-2010

### Labs:

Lab 1 - P colorimetry and mineral-water equilibria

Lab 2 - Calorimetry Lab

Lab 3 - Geochemical Field Sampling

Lab 4 - Cu mobility at Ely proposal instructions

Lab 5 - PHREEQ introduction

Lab 6 - Kinetics

Lab 7 - REE patterns and fractionation

Lab 7 datasheet

Lab 8: Isotope Geochemistry calculations

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Homeworks:

Homework 1: Chemistry Review

Homework 2: Equilibrium and Activity

Homework 3: Carbonate equilibrium

Homework 4: Redox

Homework 5: Microbial energy

Homework 6: Isotherm fitting

Homework 7: Phase diagram construction

### Additional Materials:

Paper from Martin Schoonen's lab, additional material from his 09-20-2010 seminar

Satellite image, Centennial Woods #1

Satellite image, Centennial Woods #2