Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallographie
Faculty of Geosciences, Geography and Astronomy
University of Vienna

Althanstr. 14 (UZA 2), A-1090 Wien

Secretary: Mo-Mi: 9-12 & 13-16; Do: 13-17; Fr: 9-13;
Tel.: (+431) 4277 53201, FAX: (+431) 4277 9532,






Staff Studies Research News Location Links
Other mineralogical institutes in the German-speaking part of Europe:
  More links to earth science institutes in Europe (collected by the Inst. of Geosciences of the University of Mainz) ...
  Spektroscopy links

General links:
    Manufacturers of spectrometers & components

Vibrational spectroscopy:
     Introduction to IR absorption spectroscopy [PDF, new window]
     Databases containing IR spectra of minerals
     Introduction to Raman spectroscopy [PDF, new window]
     Databases containing Raman spectra of minerals
     Selected Raman spectra of minerals

Spectroscopy of electronic transitions:
     Introduction to optical absorption [PDF, new window]
     Introduction to emission spectroscopy [PDF, new window]
     Miscellaneous optical absorption and luminescence links
     Selected PL spectra of minerals

  Some nice links about mineralogy/crystallography

Interactive exercise about the two-dimensional crystallographic point groups (E. Libowitzky) [MS Powerpoint file]
Steffen Webers HomeSeite mit allerlei Spielereien (Galleries, Java applets)
Das Werk von M.C. Escher - Symmetrie - Muster
Escher Web Sketch - Muster online erstellen by Nicolas Schoeni, Wes Hardaker and Gervais Chapuis
Topology and Geometry Software by Jeff Weeks
Übungsblätter zu 'Bausteine der Erde I, Kristalle' (früher Kristallographie 1) [Kristallogr. Inst. Univ. Freiburg]