Petrology Laboratory (PL)

NCESS Petrology laboratory is equipped with the latest research model microscopes like Zeiss trinocular polarising microscope- AxioVision; Leica binocular polarising microscope with Leica DFS 320 digital photographic system, Mechanical counting stage; Leica M205C Stereo binocular microscope with 20.5:1 zoom. These are in addition to a) Leica transmitted/reflected binocular petrographic microscope with MPS 60 photomicrographic system b) Zeiss transmitted/reflected binocular petrographic microscope, c) Zeiss monocular, polarizing microscopes. NCESS petrology laboratory caters to the needs of the various disciplines of Earth Science at NCESS and other Institutes and Universities for carrying out research in fundamental and applied aspects of igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic petrology.