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Biotite granite thin section, copyright 2001, Dexter Perkins.

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The Tectosilicate Subclass part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides information about tectosilicates, the silicate subclass that is often called the framework silicates because the mineral structures are composed of interconnected tetrahedrons. ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Systematic Mineralogy:Framework Silicates
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

Environmental Studies of Mineral Deposits in Alaska part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of articles summarizes environmental geochemical studies of metallic mineral deposits in Alaska, including sulfide, gold, mercury, chromium, and uranium mines and deposits. The ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Systematic Mineralogy:Native Elements, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes:Metals, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources

Advanced Mineralogy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site consists of the lecture notes for an advanced mineralogy course at the University of Colorado taught by J. R. Smyth. The topics covered include symmetry, point groups, space groups, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Mineral Analysis, Systematic Mineralogy:Ring Silicates, Chain Silicates, Sheet Silicates, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography, Systematic Mineralogy:Island Silicates, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry

Mineralogy: A Historical Review part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article presents an overview of the history of mineralogy, including the physical properties of minerals, crystallography and mineral structure, the discovery of elements in naturally occurring ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Education, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy, Physical Properties, Crystallography
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Crystallography in the Classroom-Modeling Silicates without Silicate Models part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This Journal of Geoscience Education article proposes two alternatives to the traditional ball-and-stick model for teaching silicate chemistry and crystallography in the classroom. The first model ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Education, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Pedagogic Resources

The Mid-Cretaceous Super Plume, Carbon Dioxide, and Global Warming part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper, published in Geophysical Research Letters, evaluates the hypothesis that CO2 releases associated with a mid-Cretaceous superplume were the principal cause of the mid-Cretaceous global ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy:Carbonates, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

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

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

Silicates part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website is dedicated to silicates. It includes tectosilicates, phyllosilicates, inosilicates, cyclosilicates, sorosilicates and neosilicates. For each sub-class, a brief description is included, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Systematic Mineralogy:Island Silicates, Framework Silicates, Disilicates, Ring Silicates, Chain Silicates, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Systematic Mineralogy:Sheet Silicates
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

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