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 Luisenstra├če 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!