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...
The virtual microscope for Earth sciences has been on-line nearly 3 years, and each year around this time the number of users increases as the new university term begins. The largest number of users...
We've been tweeting Virtual Microscope images on Thursdays for a while now with the hashtag #ThinSectionThursday, and linking to the locations within individual thin sections using the share function...
Meteorites are amazing objects, some are primitive rocks with features that formed in the early solar system, some are almost entirely metal. Meteorites are generally only found in museums or private...

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