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We've started work on a project to create a collection of virtual thin sections using teaching collections of Irish Universities in a project which is entitled “The Geoscience e-Laboratory (Geo-LAB...
Colleagues at Leeds University have been using 20 virtual microscope thin sections for undergraduate teaching for several years but they’ve now allowed us to make them open to everyone on the Virtual...
Ph, Mg, Al x-ray maps of NWA7034
We hope you like the new experiment we’re trying. A full colour image with mineral composition information for a Martian meteorite. The virtual microscope software allows us to combine several...
The Geoscience e-Laboratory (Ge-LAB) A group of iCRAG members (UCC, TCD, NUIG and UCD) in partnership with the Open University have just succeeded in securing substantial funding from the National...
Map of the St Austell Granite
Dr Andy Tindle has created a new collection of 30 rocks and thin sections from the St Austell Granite in SW England.  The St Austell granite is famous for it's mines and china clay pits - zones...

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