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The 'Cheapskate' point-counter for large specimens

Ronald B. Parker
The 'Cheapskate' point-counter for large specimens
Contributions to Geology (1966) 5 (2): 44-45


A description is given for constructing a point-counter for modal analysis of rocks using pressed board, threaded rod, pillow blocks, a clockspring, casters, nuts, and washers. The instrument proved practical and simple to use.

ISSN: 0010-7980
Serial Title: Contributions to Geology
Serial Volume: 5
Serial Issue: 2
Title: The 'Cheapskate' point-counter for large specimens
Author(s): Parker, Ronald B.
Pages: 44-45
Published: 1966
Text Language: English
Publisher: University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States
Accession Number: 1966-006668
Categories: Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1966
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