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John Crelling

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Phone: 618-453-7361
Office: 308 Parkinson Lab
E-mail: jcrelling@geo.siu.edu

Coal petrology, coal geochemistry, density-gradient centrifugation (maceral separation), petrology of cokes, carbons, chars and graphites. The Applied Coal Petrology program at SIU involves using the techniques of petrographic microscopy, fluorescence spectrophotometry, reflectance analysis, and image ...read full profile >>

Richard Fifarek

Research Faculty

Richard Fifarek
Office: 307 Parkinson Laboratory
Phone: 618-453-7364
E-mail: fifarek@geo.siu.edu

Research Interests: Economic Geology, Isotope Geochemistry, Fluid Inclusion Geochemistry Richard Fifarek conducts research in Economic Geology with a particular focus on the origin of hydrothermal deposits related to igneous activity in both continental and oceanic settings.  He combines field ...read full profile >>