[meteorite-list] what is the world standards for petrographical preparations(polarization microscopy)

From: E. L. Jones <jonee_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu May 27 13:03:23 2004
Message-ID: <40B61A53.2010005_at_epix.net>

I am also interested in the use of "quartz" as index markers. This
isn't in any of my reference books. Are they attached to the specimen
and ground at the same time as the thin section?

Another question I have. Is there a house that specializes in
preparation? Kinda of like the $2 a carat faceting deals one can get in

Roman Davidov wrote:

>Dear list members. Hello.
>My question is: What is the world standards for petrographical
>preparations. If I'm not mistaken in English it sounds like "THIN
>To be more concrete I mean: form and sizes of object glass
>(width,height,thickness); type of optical glue (we are using composition
>named "Canadian Balsam");linear sizes of object (I'm sure that thickness
>is one to all of the world - 0.003 millimeters); form and sizes of
>cover glass. I need this information to make my preparations valid
>for explorations in foreign scientific laboratories.
>It's not commercial interest I need it only for my scientific
>Best regards
>Roman V. Davidov.
Received on Thu 27 May 2004 12:41:55 PM PDT

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