VM Irish University Collection

Through the Teaching & Learning Forum funded GeoLab Project, a collection of virtual thin sections has been collated by a consortium of Irish third level geoscience units and the Open University.

Click here to view the Irish University Rocks Collection on Virtual Microscope


The collection consists of a suite of slides from the teaching and research collections in the universities in Cork, Galway and Dublin. The collection includes thin sections samples from all over the world.

Developing Digital Teaching & Learning Resources for the Virtual Microscope