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7th National Workshop On Optical Microscopy, Hard Rocks Petrology And Petrogenesis, 21-25 November, 2016

Government of Pakistan
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources
Geological Survey of Pakistan
Geoscience Advance Research Laboratories


No.GSP/UGGARL/CDN-1/2016-2017 Islamabad, October 26th, 2016


Subject:7TH NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON OPTICAL MICROSCOPY, HARD ROCKS PETROLOGY AND PETROGENESIS, 21-25 NOVEMBER, 2016



 

Dear Sir,
It is my pleasure to inform that the Geoscience Advance Research Laboratory (GARL), Geological Survey of Pakistan, Islamabad has been successfully conducting training coursesregularly in allthe disciplines of geological sciences. As a part of its academic support and human resource development program, the GARL is now organizing its 7thNational Workshop on Optical Microscopy, Hard Rocks Petrology and Petrogenesis during 21-25 November, 2016. The course is designed for earth scientists/researchers/students/professionalsworking on mineralogy. The course is of paramount importance for mineralogists and economic geologists.

This workshop will cover the following scientific topics:

1. Igneous and metamorphic petrology

2. Physical properties of minerals

3. Optical microscopy

4. Identification of common ore minerals

5. Advanced lab techniques

6. Hand specimen petrography (Indus River detritus-Fieldwork)

7. Panning for placer minerals (Indus River abutments-Fieldwork)

8. Study of gold & pan-con mineralogy


It is hoped that like previous workshops, this workshop will also get your kind attention and suitable persons will be nominated from your institution to actively participate in the training program. The brochure is enclosed herewith for your kind perusal. The course fee, Rs. 10,000 can be sent with registration form, cheque in favor of Asif Nazeer Rana by 10th Nov, or in cash on/before commencement of the workshop. This fee includes boarding, lodging and mess charges. With profound respects and regards,


Yours faithfully,


(Dr. IMRAN KHAN)
Director General

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