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)

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