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651-4051-00L  Reflected Light Microscopy and Ore Deposits Practical

SemesterHerbstsemester 2016
DozierendeT. Driesner
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch


KurzbeschreibungIntroduction 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).
LernzielRecognition of the most important ore minerals in polished section, interpretation of mineral textures in geologcal context
InhaltIntroduction 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
SkriptTo be handed out in class
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesCredits and mark based on independent description of selected sample(s) towards the end of the course