Sedimentary Geology Laboratories
The Sedimentary Geology lab is equipped with state of the art hardware and software for petrographic thin section and mineral separate data capture and analysis. Specific equipment includes:
- Nikon Eclipse 50iPOL polarizing microscope for petrographic studies that includes 4x, 10, 20x, and 40x objectives, a dedicated high-resolution, high color fidelity digital microscope camera, and a separate teaching head for two-person, simultaneous viewing.
- Nikon SMZ18 research stereomicroscope with 18:1 zoom ratio, a polarizing filter, and a dedicated high-resolution, high color fidelity digital microscope camera for grain identification and picking.