School of GeoSciences

Optical Microscope Laboratory

The optical microscopy laboratory is located in the School of GeoSciences and is used by undergraduate, postgraduate, research and teaching staff within the School.

 

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The laboratory contains a suite of modern microscopes suitable for

  • petrological work
  • digital photography
  • point counting
  • mineral separation
  • cathodoluminescence
  • Heating/cooling stages
  • fluid inclusion studies.

 

This Zeiss microscope was a gift from the estate of Sir F. H. Stuart to the Department of Geology and Geophysics (2003).

Contact

Dr John Craven

Contact details

Address

Street

Grant Institute
School of GeoSciences,
University of Edinburgh
West Mains Road,
EDINBURGH

Post Code
EH9 3FE