Optical mineralogy, the microscopic study of minerals (primarily in thin section), is one subfield of the science of mineralogy. This category contains web sites about thin-section preparation, the characteristics of minerals in thin section, and other aspects of optical mineralogy.
Microscopy and Minerals Images
Images of rocks and meteorites in thin section, 3-D images of minerals (anaglyphes), illustration of the measurement of refraction index of small crystals.
MiEKiNiA Thin Sections
preparation of mineralogical thin section, analysis
Petrographic Thin Section Service
Supplier of petrographic polished thin sections.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 18:00:09 UTC