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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

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

Granitoid Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 16-slide PowerPoint presentation discusses the characteristics of granitoid rocks including geographic occurrence, rare earth elements, enclave characteristics, pressure-temperature conditions, ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geochemistry, Igneous Processes
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Continental Alkaline Magmatism part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 32 slide PowerPoint presentation presents a list of alkaline rocks followed by an in depth look at continental alkaline magmatism of the East African Rift system. A chemical, geographic, and ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes, Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Maps, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes

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

Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals, and Textures part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides photomicrographs of minerals and rocks in thin section. The images are subdivided into minerals, plutonic microtextures, volcanic microtextures, and metamorphic microtextures. ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

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

USGS Spectroscopy Lab part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website, maintained by the USGS, is a clearinghouse of information related to spectroscopy. Topics include papers and information on spectroscopy, terrestrial and planetary imaging, remote ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets