The preparation of thin sections, without the use of expensive apparatus, is described. New methods are given for: a. excellent mounting with canada balsam by means of infrared heating, b. planparallel grinding to 0.09 mm with use of old shaving knives. Notice is given that it is not possible to face the slide with a cover glass, as is described by Kerr in Optical Mineralogy, 1959 1).

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P. Stemvers. (1967). Optische gesteentedeterminatie (I Het vervaardigen van slijpplaatjes). Grondboor & Hamer, 21(2), 74–80.