Blog Posts Tagged "art and geology"

Art in the rock ... What do you see in these thin sections ? EPISODE 2

Answer episode 1 : A horse giving birth ... by Jiansong Zhang our poetry-geologist !

Can you guess this one ?

a runaway couple

Courtesy of Bill Crawford, IODP Imaging specialist

Art in the rock ... What do you see in these thin sections ? EPISODE 4 and HOME MADE THIN SECTIONS

Now you know all about thin sections, reading previous posts !

I propose you to do your own thin sections from sands. With epoxy on a glass slide and some sand above, you have to polish till you obtain a good picture with polarizing microscope.

We are now collecting gabbro sand for education. We had to sieve it with sieves from #35 to #45.