Thin sections from bedrock research and mapping

Summary of dataset content: Thin rock slab samples (light-permeable) produced for the purpose of microscopic study.
Original application:Specifications of mineralogical composition and microscopic structures.
Spatial data product related to the dataset:Archived thin and polished sections (Hakku)
Analysis information for the dataset:The findings of microscopic studies are usually documented on the thin section cards that include the thin sections.
Volume: Over 150,000
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, ore prospecting
Historical information:
Availability and terms of use / public availability restrictions:By separate agreement.
Responsible party: Geological Survey of Finland,
Metadata date: 2020-01-15