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S. Farooq  
(Reader in Geology)

Department of Geology
Aligarh Muslim University
Aligarh - 202 002 (India)

Tel: 91-571-2721150

Teaching Areas:

Economic geology, ore genesis, ore microscopy, mineralogy, optics, metamorphic petrology, plate tectonics, remote sensing applications

Research Interests:

Since 1980 I have spent much of my research time working in the Himalaya, initially during tenure of a research fellowship of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, and subsequently since joining the Aligarh Muslim University. Main areas of research have been:

1. Tectonic Evolution and Metallogeny in the Himalayan Region

2. Petrogenesis of the Askot Crystallines, Kumaon Himalaya

3.  Basemetal Mineralization in the Askot area, Kumaon Himalaya

4. Sulfide Mineralization in the Parsoi Formation of Mahakoshal Group

5. Methods of polishing ores for microscopic examination

Lecture Notes & Handouts

Geology of the Himalaya

The Lesser Kumaon Himalaya

Basemetal Mineralization in Askot Area, Kumaon Himalaya

Guide to AMU Campus

Other Geology Resources on the www

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S. Farooq

Department of Geology

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202 002 (India)

Phone: 91-571-2721150