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Crystal Growing for Students part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web page provides information and instructions on the numerous ways that one can grow crystals. A Frequently Asked Questions page(FAQ), a list of links to other sites and a recommendation for a ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity

2D X-Ray Crystallography Simulator part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The X-Ray Diffraction Simulator is a program developed at Carnegie Mellon using the cT programming language as an aid to teaching undergraduate courses involving crystallography. The program provides ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography
Resource Type: Computer Applications

A Laboratory Manual for X-Ray Powder Diffraction part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a report presented as an abridged guide for laboratory technicians and students interested in X-ray powder diffraction methodology. Also included, in condensed form, are the principles ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Crystallography, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Spectroscopy of Rocks and Minerals, and Principles of Spectroscopy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a chapter on spectroscopy from The Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume 3, Remote Sensing for the Earth Sciences. Topics in the chapter include an overview of spectroscopy, the reflection and ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystal Chemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Crystallography, Mineral Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Mineral Structure Data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site consists of a compilation of crystallographic and physical property data for most of the rock-forming minerals. Thirteen mineral groups are included: single oxides, multiple oxides, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy:Framework Silicates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Sulfates, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography, Systematic Mineralogy:Island Silicates, Disilicates, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy:Chain Silicates, Ring Silicates, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy:Sheet Silicates
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Crystallography Online part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides links that cover current and internet-based information concerning crystallography. Resources presented include organizations, activities, educational websites, and journals.
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Crystallography
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Scientific Resources:Collection

Crystal Chemistry part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a lecture from Tulane University that explores atoms and how they interact with one another to determine the physical and structural properties of crystals. Topics include atoms, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystal Chemistry, Crystallography
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Symmetries and Their Properties-Part 3: Translations part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a tutorial about the mathematical properties of translations. There are five lessons, which include thinking about translations, describing translations, creating patterns using ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography

Symmetries and Their Properties-Part 4: Glide Reflections part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a tutorial about the mathematical properties of glide reflections. There are five lessons, which include thinking about glide reflections, describing glide reflections (through the use ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is an interface to a crystal structure database that includes every structure published in the American Mineralogist, the Canadian Mineralogist, and the European Journal of Mineralogy. The ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets