Thin sections for bedrock research and mapping

Summary of dataset content: Thin rock slab samples (light-permeable) produced for the purpose of microscopic study.
Original application: Thin rock slab samples (light-permeable) produced for the purpose of microscopic study.
Geographical information product related to the dataset:
Analysis information for the dataset: The findings of microscopic studies are usually documented on the thin section cards.
Volume> 200 000
Resolution (sample density): Irregular
Geographic coverage: National
Sampling years (time reference): Ongoing since the 1900s
Physical form and storage conditions for the samples: Thin rock slab (card/paper casing)
Sample identification: Sample number
Resource address:
Location of the dataset: Kuopio, Rovaniemi
Keywords: thin sections, polished sections, mapping, bedrock maps, observations, bedrock research, mineral exploration
Historical information:
Availability and terms of use / Public availability restrictions: According to the agreement.
Responsible organization: Geological Survey of Finland, geodata_gtk.fi
Metadata date: 2019-11-05