651-4051-00L Reflected Light Microscopy and Ore Deposits Practical
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Abstract||Introduction to reflected light microscopy. Use of the microscope. Identification of opaque minerals through the used of tables.|
Description of textures and paragenetic sequences.
Given Participants should attend in parallel with Ore Deposits I (651-4037-00L).
|Objective||Recognition of the most important ore minerals in polished section, interpretation of mineral textures in geologcal context|
|Content||Introduction to reflected light microscopy as a petrographic technique. Leaning main diagnstic criteria. Study of small selection of important and characteristic minerals. Interpreting polished (thin) sections as exercise|
|Lecture notes||To be handed out in class|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Credits and mark based on independent description of selected sample(s) towards the end of the course|