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This is a study guide for metamorphic rocks used in an igneous and metamorphic petrology class. The study guide has 16 suggested guidelines pertaining to skills that should be developed in identifying and understanding metamorphic rocks. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Problem set
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site features rock and mineral photographs that can be used for teaching or research. There are pictures of minerals, fossils, and sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks. There are also images of thin sections of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Sets of images are presented as collections for geology courses. The site also provides information on igneous and metamorphic petrology topics such ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Photograph
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site contains photographs of 22 igneous rock hand samples. Clicking on an image brings up a larger view of the sample. In addition, links to thin sections are available for some of the samples. Thin sections can be seen in both crossed polarized light and plane polarized light by moving the cursor on and off the photomicrograph. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site contains photographs of 18 metamorphic rock hand samples. Clicking on an image brings up a larger view of each sample. Images of thin sections are available for some of the samples. Thin sections can be seen in both crossed polarized light and plane polarized light by moving the cursor on and off the photomicrograph. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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WEB-PHREEQ is a web-based computer application for aqueous geochemical modeling. WEB-PHREEQ was developed for classroom teaching and for routine calculation of the distribution of chemical species in water. Users can calculate the effects of mixing of waters, adding phases to the solution, or changing the solution's temperature, Eh, or pH. The site features an easy to use interface, frequently asked ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Software
Subject: Geochemistry, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site hosts a computer application for thermobarometry. The program calculates pressures and temperatures for garnet, cordierite, spinel, sillimanite/kyanite, quartz anhydrous or hydrous pelitic assemblages. The user enters cation values for each mineral, and the model generates pressure vs. temperature graphs or data tables of the calculated isopleths. The program is derived from the shareware ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Software
Subject: Geochemistry, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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MELTS is a software package for modeling crystallization of magmatic systems. The MELTS home page provides acess to three types of modeling tools. The software can be used to calculate phase equilibria or to compute thermodynamic properties of mineral solid solutions. For most applications the user enters mineral composition, temperature and pressure. The web site features demo software, downloadable ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Software
Subject: Geochemistry, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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The Minnesota Microprobe Remote Access Project is an initiative that allows real-time access to an electron microprobe using a standard World Wide Web browser. This project gives students, educators, and the broader scientific community access to this state-of-the-art instrument for both teaching and research purposes. The remote access system is especially useful for students because it permits them ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lab activity, Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Video
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology, Technology
 
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This volume of the Journal of the Virtual Explorer contains 19 papers in both html and pdf formats. Topics include microstructures, rheology, microfabrics, Mohr circles, natural deformation and deformation experiments. Some of the articles contain animated graphics and slide sets. Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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This website presents an easily accessible data set of Mossbauer spectra of minerals. This data set was compiled from minerals collected from various sources here on Earth for comparison to minerals thought to exist on Mars. The site provides information about various types of spectroscopy, with an emphasis on Mossbauer spectroscopy. The website features data, tutorials, mineral descriptions, and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology, Space science
 
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