Blogs and Articles for Petrography

Mineral Sample PreparationBy: Kemet 8th April 2020

Mineralogy / Mineral Sample Preparation

The first step is sectioning. The aim of sectioning is to obtain a small piece of sample from big specimens...

rock samples on glass slidesBy: Mark Cranson 26th May 2015

Sample Preparation - Fixing rock samples to glass slides

How to glue rock samples to glass slides using Geofix (for non porous samples) and Vacumet (vacuum impregnation for porous rock samples).

petrographic thin section preparationBy: Kemet 2nd September 2016

Petrographic Thin Section Preparation

In optical mineralogy and petrography, a thin section is a laboratory preparation of a rock, mineral, soil, pottery, bones, even metal sample for use with...