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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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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 ...

Shear zones and crustal blocks of southern India part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This volume is a collection of papers on the shearing and petrological evolution of southern India. It can be used to introduce students to the granulite/upper amphibolite facies rocks. Proceedings ...

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 ...

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 ...

Allen McNamara's Educational and Research Images and Movies [of Mantle Convection] part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page offers a collection of animations and images related to mantle plumes, mantle convection (2D and 3D), and thermochemical piles.

Cosmochemistry Illustrated part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website offers short PowerPoint presentations that provide extraterrestrial examples of terrestrial topics. Longer presentations are also available for anyone wishing to go into more ...

Geology photo search page part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a search engine to locate specific photos by keyword. All photos are freely downloadable and are at resolutions sufficient for power point.

ModeMaker Software part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a program for the Macintosh that allow the user to create diagrams with up to five phases each with a known size mode shape color aspect ratio and alignment. These diagrams can be used by ...

Uniaxial Positive Indicatrix Movie part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a movie showing slices through crystals in different crystallographic orientations, and the corresponding indicatrix and interference colors. This is a big file and takes awhile to download. ...

Biaxial Negative Indicatrix Movie part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a movie showing slices through crystals in different crystallographic orientations, and the corresponding indicatrix and interference colors. This is a big file and takes awhile to download. ...

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