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 Post subject: 3D mineral and rock sample apps
PostPosted: Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:39 pm 
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Here are a variety of Sketchfab links to 3D mineral and rock samples - not complete but probably a good starting point. There are some real positives to this approach, especially for sharing samples with others and in 3D printing. Not an ideal replacement for hands-on, for sure, but good enough to make basic visual observations about shape, habit, modal proportions, etc.

https://sketchfab.com/WVUpetrology (mine)
https://sketchfab.com/linajakaite/models
https://sketchfab.com/dtnelson/models
https://sketchfab.com/rolley/models
https://sketchfab.com/callanbentley/models
https://sketchfab.com/rocksandminerals/models (Dexter Perkins and UND)
https://sketchfab.com/MsGrraf/models (Univ. of Freiburg mineralogy)
https://sketchfab.com/yow/models
https://sketchfab.com/phaneritic/models
https://sketchfab.com/haysrockdoc/models (the late Ron Schott)
https://sketchfab.com/psuharrisburg/models (Penn State Harrisburg)
https://sketchfab.com/nate_sid/models

Graham Andrews PhD, MGeol


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