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Mineralogy Class Materials
This web site is maintained by John Winter of Whitman College, and is an on-line companion to a mineralogy course. The web site contains a course syllabus, PowerPoint presentations and an Excel tutorial. Topics included in the PowerPoint presentations include basic symmetry concepts, 2-D and 3-D translations, crystal properties, and optical mineralogy concepts. Each PowerPoint file can be downloaded and modified to suit the need of the user. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Course
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer is needed to view classroom presentations and illustrations.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Feel free to download copies of the PowerPoint files. You can modify your copies to suit your own needs, selecting any graphics you choose, but please cite any original sources.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-039
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr John DuNann Winter
Department of Geology