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Link Rocks of NW Scotland


Good collection of photos and descriptions based on undergraduate field trips in northwest Scotland.  Teaching website created by Dr D J...

Scotland, Geology fieldwork, Metamorphic rocks, Igneous rocks, Thin sections view
Link University of Southampton, School of Ocean and Earth Science: Images of minerals and rocks used in teaching and research.

Indexed images of specimens.  Minerals, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, labelled photomicrographs.  Click on thin sections and that...

Minerals, Rocks, Thin sections, Fossils view
Link Virtual microscope (Open University)

Photomicrographs of rock types, including Moon rocks and meteorites.  Interactive site.  Currently not many slides available, but they hope to...

Petrology, Mineralogy, Thin sections, Moon rocks, Meteorites view
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