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Colgate Mineralogy

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Crystallography

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Over 4,714 mineral species descriptions are included in this HTML-linked table of crystallography for all known valid mineral species.
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How are geodes formed? | Earth | EarthSky

How are geodes formed? | Earth | EarthSky | Matt's Geology | Scoop.it
Both sedimentary and volcanic geodes need just the right combination of water, chemicals, and pressure to produce the crystals inside.
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M&M lab (Magma differentiation lab)

M&M lab (Magma differentiation lab) | Matt's Geology | Scoop.it
(Though several people have suggested I try doing this lab with something other than M&Ms (e.g. plastic counters, colored beads), I think its the fact you can actually eat the magma chamber at ...
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Optical Mineralogy and Petrography

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David W. Mogk, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Montana State University This webpage provides a compilation of on-line instructional resources and teaching activities related to Optical Mineralogy and Petrography.
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Mineral Physics

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Glenn A. Richard, Educational Coordinator, Mineral Physics Institute, SUNY-Stony Brook Robert C. Liebermann, President, COMPRES--COnsortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences, SUNY-Stony Brook ...
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Farallon Slab Visualizations

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Compiled by John McDaris of SERC. These animations and images show what scientists know or hypothesize about the history, motion, and effects of the Farallon Plate being subducted under the North American Plate.
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Mineralogy Exercises

The exercises listed below were used in Mineralogy in 2005. All, except the Private Mineral Project, were cooperative learning exercises. Most were started during class but required groups to work on them outside ...
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Dugway Geodes - Utah Geological Survey

Dugway Geodes - Utah Geological Survey | Matt's Geology | Scoop.it

The lake's wave activity eroded the geode-bearing rhyolite and redeposited the geodes several miles away in the Dugway geode bed area as lake sediments.

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Molecular Orbitals

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A summary of Molecular Orbital Theory in 's Molecular Orbitals. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Molecular Orbitals and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
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Optical Mineralogy

Optical Mineralogy, Thin Sections

Great explainations of light waves, wave fronts, isotropic vs anisotropic, wave properties, refraction (Snell's Law), polarization 

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