GEL4050 LINKS / DOWNLOADS

IUGS MINERAL ABBREVIATIONS

http://www.bgs.ac.uk/scmr/docs/papers/paper_12.pdf

PDF File listing common IUGS Mineral Abbreviations

HANDOUT Metamorphic Mineral Facies

Handout about Metamorphic Mineral Facies and associated minerals

HANDOUT Pyroxene & Amphibole Extinction

Extinction angles of Pyroxenes & Amphiboles in PLM investigations

HANDOUT Thinsection Feldspar Staining

Chemical staining procedures for differentiation of feldspars in thin sections.

HANDOUT Plagioclase Extinction & Composition

Reference charts to approximate plagioclase composition from extinction angles

HANDOUT Point Count Templates

Download and print on clear foil or similar. Then cut out.