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Biotite granite thin section, copyright 2001, Dexter Perkins.


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Mineral Properties part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the Mineralogical Society of America describes the physical properties of minerals in terms that kids will understand. The site also includes the definition of a mineral, an ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Geology Online Laboratory Manual part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The 16 labs in this manual cover specific subjects from a range of topics including mineralogy, sedimentology, litho- and biostratigraphy, vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, relative dating, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Rocks, Igneous Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentary Textures , Stratigraphy:Lithostratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Depositional environments, Stratigraphy:Biostratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Sedimentary Geology:Weathering, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Course Information:Course Site

Classification of Igneous Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation covers classification of phaneritic igneous rocks, gabbroic rocks, ultramafic rocks, pyroclastic rocks ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Physical Properties
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

A Classification of Metamorphic Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 24-slide PowerPoint presentation describes the classification of metamorphic rocks using texture and composition. Foliation, lineation, cleavage, schistosity, gneissose structure, hornfels, and ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Processes
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Metamorphic Textures I part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PowerPoint presentation covers metamorphic textures such as relict, deformation, recrystallization, and recovery. Contact metamorphic textures are discussed, including decussate, granoblastic ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Metamorphic Textures II part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 60-slide PowerPoint presentation discusses regional metamorphic fabrics, covering foliation, cleavage, schistosity, and lineation. This presentation contains photographs and diagrams that show ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

The Mineral Gallery part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Mineral Gallery is a constantly growing collection of mineral descriptions, images, and specimens, together with several ways of accessing these descriptions. For each mineral there is a ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy:Framework Silicates, Native Elements, Oxides and Hydroxides, Sulfates, Carbonates, Island Silicates, Sheet Silicates, Chain Silicates, Disilicates, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Systematic Mineralogy:Ring Silicates
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Metamorphic Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource provides a comprehensive introduction to metamorphic rocks. The web site has an alphabetical list of metamorphic rocks, metamorphic classification schemes, an introduction to ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Rock Suites and Facies, Metamorphic Rocks, Metamorphic Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources, :Overview/Reference Work

General Classification of Igneous Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These lecture notes are part of a series of lectures available on the geology department website at Tulane University. Topics covered include criteria for the classification of igneous rocks, field ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Physical Properties
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Tabulation of Asbestos Related-Terminology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The definition of asbestos often varies depending on the source or publication in which it is used. This report summarizes asbestos-related definitions taken from a variety of academic, industrial, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Environmental Mineralogy, Systematic Mineralogy, Optical Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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