We’ve added 21 new virtual thin sections from an Open University teaching collection. Thanks to Professor Nigel Harris, chair of the Open University level 3 module ‘Understanding the Continents’ for...
The cabinet of thin sections Andy came across at Sedgwick
We've finally managed to transfer a collection of 28 rocks from the old virtual microscope site to this new collections site. This collection is a set of rocks collected from around the world by...
Mice statue from the Royal Cornish Museum
The latest collection we've posted isn't a new series of rocks, its a collection of objects that Andy has come across in his travels collecting the rock samples. There's no rhyme or reason for it -...
Andy Tindle in the Virtual Microscope Lab
  We've completed the JISC funded United Kingdom Virtual Microscope project although we've still got quite a few more rocks to add to the collection. As part of the project we've put over 100 virtual...
We've just completed our second public collection, 28 rocks from the Moon, collected by astronauts during NASA missions Apollo 11 to Apollo 17. They're now available on the website, take a look on...

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