North Dakota State University

This site, which is under development at North Dakota State University, features an online petrographic micrograph viewer that allows users to rotate thin section samples in both plain and crossed polar light. Users can choose either rocks or minerals to view with this Java applet. The files are large and take several minutes to load.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:MineralogyKeywords: XPL, PPL