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).
Recognition of the most important ore minerals in polished section, interpretation of mineral textures in geologcal context
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
To be handed out in class
Voraussetzungen / Besonderes
Credits and mark based on independent description of selected sample(s) towards the end of the course
Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)