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Thin Section Scans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

An online library of high resolution, full color scans of over 200 "exotic" igneous, metamorphic and metasomatic rocks in thin section, displayed under both natural ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Mineralogy:Mineral Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Isotropic Minerals in Thin Section part of SERC Print Resource Collection
First volume of a 3 volume set, this is an e-book photographic atlas of isotropic minerals in thin section, accompanied by tabulated optical data and determinative characteristics. Both common and ...

Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Crystal hack' to predict h, k, l from 'c' as well as 'a' values for cubic and HCP binary alloy crystals from XRD data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

'Crystal hack' by Dr M Kanagasabapathy is used to predict h, k, l from 'c' as well as 'a' values for cubic and HCP binary alloy crystals from XRD data (2-Theta ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Mineralogy:Crystallography
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools

Virtual Microscope for Earth Sciences part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Virtual Microscope was developed for undergraduate teaching of petrology and geoscience at the Open University in the United Kingdom, allowing students to explore rock hand specimens and thin ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Collections

Brock University Optical Mineralogy online guide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides a guide to basic optical properties, images, diagrams of common minerals in mineralogy and petrology.
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Carleton geology optical mineralogy guide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

A small but growing collection of digitized images of common minerals viewed through a polarizing microscope. PPL and XPL images of common minerals in thin section are provided. All photos were ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Collections, Images/Illustrations

University College of London optical mineralogy guide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site, from the University College of London, offers optical information and images for a variety of minerals.
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Collections, Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is designed to display some of the most significant features of minerals viewed in thin section, and to show the most conspicuous features of major rock-forming minerals. A description of ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Collections, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Mineral Web part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides a 3-D display of mineral structures.
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Crystallography, Systematic Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

A Guide to Thin Section Microscopy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

A comprehensive coverage of optical mineralogy. Published in PDF format (113 pages). Chapters focus on the petrographic microscope; measuring angles, lengths, and thicknesses; morphological ...
Subject: Mineralogy: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary

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