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Geology field/lab materials and other resources

Most items are stored behind the counter at the main University Book Shop store on 378 Great King Street (one way north). Please contact Luke Easterbrook if you have any queries.

Items for sale by UBS

Item Description Price (as of July 2017) Image (click to enlarge)
Suunto compasses   $139.50 Compass
Hand lens metal (10x)   $27.50 Hand Lens
Hand lens plastic (10x/20x) With 10x and 20x lens $13.50 Hand lens plastic
Hammer -blue handled Estwings   $79.50 Hammer Estwing
Map board Durable plastic with clear cover $8.50 Map Board
Notebooks, waterproof hard cover   $42.50 Notebook Hard cover
Notebooks, waterproof soft cover   $11.50 Notebook Softcover
Grainsize comparator Laminated with various useful rock/sample classification tools $3 Notebook Softcover
Geology Map of New Zealand 1:1 000 000  2 sheets
North + South Island
in folder
Various QMAP sheets (1:250,000): Aoraki, Dunedin, Haast, Mirihiku, Waitaki, Wakatipu ~A1 map with booklet. $36.50 Qmap

Free items/free to borrow

Item Who has them
Large plastic bags for fieldwork (600mm by 900mm) Luke Easterbrook
A4 Backing boards for maps Luke Easterbrook
Field stereonet overlay Luke Easterbrook
GPS unit Luke Easterbrook
Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) Luke Easterbrook

We have a variety of other items, not listed here.

Printable resources

Note: all resources should be printed at 100% (not fit to printable area) on A4 or A3 paper. All the stereonets have been generated using output from OSXstereonet.

File Information
a4_grid.pdf A4 grid paper with 1mm, 1cm and 10cm subdivisions

A3 grid paper with 1mm, 1cm and 10cm subdivisions

Otago-Logging-Sheet-v03.pdf Otago logging sheet (by Dave Prior)
EA_stereonet.pdf Equal area stereonet with 2° and 10° subdivisions
EA_stereonet_labelled.pdf Equal area stereonet with 2° and 10° subdivisions and degrees labelled across the horizontal
EA_stereonet_overlay.pdf Overlay for equal area stereonets. Has labels around the perimeter. Should be printed on A4 tracing paper.
polar_net.pdf Polar stereonet with 2° and 10° subdivisions
EA_stereonet_labelled_2x_10cm(notebook).pdf Notebook sized stereonet x2. Should be printed on card (200gsm or more)
EA_stereonet_labelled_3x_10cm(notebook)_overlay.pdf 3x overlay of notebook sized stereonet. Should be printed on A4 tracing paper.
poles-to-plane-and-lineation-guide-tiled.pdf A guide used to quickly plot lineation and poles to plane measurements. Should be printed on card (200gsm or more). Designed by Dave Craw.
ternary_diagram.pdf A ternary diagram with 1% and 10% intervals.