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Biotite granite thin section, copyright 2001, Dexter Perkins.

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Alphabetical Listing of Mineral Species part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This directory provides an alphabetical listing of more than 4,000 mineral species. Clicking on each mineral name provides access to information including chemical formula and composition, locality ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Crystallography
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio, Animations/Video

Minerals by Chemical Composition part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive periodic table displays a listing of minerals by element, sorted by percent of the element. Clicking on a symbol on the table leads users to information on the element (atomic mass ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Stable Isotopes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

X-Ray Flourescence Analysis of an Obsidian Biface from the Fort Hill Site, Highland County, Ohio part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 15-page PDF describes the trace element abundance method used to analyze an obsidian artifact found at the Hopewell site in Ohio. The article also details the geochemical signature of the ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Geography:Human/Cultural, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

GEOROC: Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents part of SERC Web Resource Collection

GEOROC (Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents) is intended to become a global geochemical database containing published chemical and isotopic data as well as extensive metadata for ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Mineralogy
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Mineral Spectroscopy Server part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This server is primarily dedicated to providing information about color in minerals and access to data on mineral absorption in the visible, infrared, Raman and Mossbauer spectra. Both data ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis, Crystallography
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Asbestiform Fibers: Non-occupational Health Risks part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Much of the more than 30 million tons of asbestos used in the United States since 1900 is still present as insulation in offices and schools, as vinyl-asbestos flooring in homes, and in other common ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Atmospheric Aerosols part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA site explains the three major types of atmospheric aerosols - volcanic emissions, desert dust, and anthropogenic aerosols - and how they affect global climate. The site discusses the ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Periodic Table of the Elements part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents an interactive periodic table that provides information about each element including its description, uses, occurrence, and role in biological processes. For instructors, the site ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Biomineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Mixed Waste Information part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Mixed waste contains both radioactive and hazardous waste and is therefore difficult to treat and regulate. This EPA site provides links to general and technical information about mixed wastes. The ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Policy Resources

Selenium Waste part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides general information about selenium including its occurrence, industrial applications, toxicology, and regulations and practices regarding industrial waste disposal. The site also ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Environmental Geology, Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection