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Optical Mineralogy and Petrography

David W. Mogk, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Montana State University

This webpage provides a compilation of on-line instructional resources and teaching activities related to Optical Mineralogy and Petrography. This site is intended for a) students, who desire to review the principles and methods of optical mineralogy and petrography, and b) faculty who seek instructional materials and activities to support their own teaching of these subjects.

Optical Mineralogy–Tutorials and Other On-Line Resources


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Optical Mineralogy Teaching Activities


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Petrography–Analysis of Rocks in Thin Section


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Activities for Teaching Petrography


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Collections of Digital Images – Minerals in Thin Section


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Articles on Teaching Optical Mineralogy and Petrography


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