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Educational Resources for Teaching Petrology

Examining chromite horizons at the Stillwater mine

This collection of internet resources is intended to help faculty in teaching or designing petrology courses. Many of the resources are lecture notes or PowerPoint presentations that are illustrated with useful diagrams, graphs and figures. There are also course syllabi, petrology projects, and on-line galleries of photomicrographs.


Suggest a URL of an internet resource for this collection. These links may not necessarily have instructional activities associated with them, but they could support teaching of igneous and metamorphic petrology. Examples may include links to government agencies, professional societies, institutions, and include images, maps, databases, tools and reports.


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Status of Mineral Resource Information for the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This U.S. Bureau of Mines report provides information about the geology and mineral resources on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Geologic topics include physiography, stratigraphy, Precambrian ...

Meteorites from Mars, Rocks from Canada part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the University of Hawaii's Planetary Science Research Discoveries compares rocks from Theo's flow, an unusually thick lava flow in Ontario, to nakhlites, meteorites from Mars. The ...

Columbia Plateau, Columbia River Basalt Group part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features multiple links to geologic resources relating to the Columbia River Plateau and Columbia River Basalt Group. The types of resources available include background information, ...

Columbia River Basalt Group, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource describes the Columbia River Basalt Group. The site features brief discussions of the stratigraphy and age of the group, as well as the group's vent system, volumes and eruption rates, ...

America's Volcanic Past - Idaho part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features descriptions of volcanic features and events in Idaho's three geologic regions. Descriptions include integrated definitions and links to related topics. The site also ...

The Rock Record and Time part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of individual slides uses annotated diagrams, tables and photographs to provide an overview of topics related to geologic time. Created by Dr. Vincent J.M. Salters at Florida State ...

Mineralogy and Geochemistry: Mars Pathfinder Science Results part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center features a geochemical analysis of rocks and soils on the surface of Mars using the rover's Alpha Proton X-Ray Spectrometer. Interestingly, these ...

The Chemical Composition of Martian Soil and Rocks Returned by the Mobile Alpha Proton X-ray Spectrometer: Preliminary Results from the X-ray Mode part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article presents the chemical composition of six soils and five rocks at the Ares Vallis landing site obtained by the alpha proton x-ray spectrometer on board the rover of the Mars Pathfinder ...

Evidence of Ancient Martian Life in Meteorite ALH84001? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA website provides a summary of a study led by NASA's David McKay that may provide evidence for past life on Mars. McKay and his team found carbonate globule features on the ALH84001 ...

Magnetite morphology and life on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Academy of Sciences scholarly paper discusses the strongest line of evidence for past life on Mars based on NASA's David McKay's original claims of finding nanofossils on the ALH84001 ...


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