Thursday, June 22, 2017

Impressions of our fieldtrip to a bentonite deposit in Bavaria

On Friday, 09th of June 2017 we visited a bentonite deposite in Gammelsdorf, Bavaria.
Bernhard Ratzke, who held a lecture about this deposit in winter term 2016, showed us around.

drilling for bentonite in a field

boring for bentonite -1
bentonite samples


the drilling core -1

boring for bentonite -2

the drilling core -2

our group watching the drilling -1

our group watching the drilling -2
the bentonite deposit -1

B. Ratzke explaining the stratification -1
the bentonite deposit -2

B. Ratzke explaining the stratification -2

blue clay (left) & drying bentonite (right)



the whole field trip crew including B. Ratzke (Clariant GmbH)

Matthias (left) and Christoph (right) searching for samples -1

Matthias (left) and Christoph (right) searching for samples -2

Alissa searching for samples

Anna (left) and Federico (right)

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Upcoming events: January 2017

Happy new year everybody! May it be as successful as last year! 

1) January 11th at 6pm: 

Bernhard Ratzke of Clariant Produkte GmbH visits our University and will talk about mining and exploration in (Lower) Bavaria. The talk could provide valuable information about the alpine geology, a visit is absolutely recommended! For further information, check our poster: 

2) January 17th at 7pm:

The first official meeting of our new committee will take place in Luisenstraße 37 in room B301 (third floor of geology library). Everyone who is interested in petrology and economic geology - feel free to come and eventually join our chapter!