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

email: farooq.amu@gmail.com

Teaching Areas:

Economic geology, ore genesis, ore microscopy, mineralogy, plate tectonics, remote sensing & GIS applications, imaging spectroscopy.

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 interest are:

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

6. Mineral exploration through hyperspectral imaging

7. Active tectonics through basin morphometry


Lecture Notes, Handouts & Exercises

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

Basemetal occurrences in Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand)

Virtual Geological Field Trip to Jhalawar (Rajasthan)

X-eyed Stereo Imagery and Anaglyphs

Virtual Trip to Impact Craters of India

Data Downloads


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S. Farooq

Department of Geology

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202 002 (India)

Phone: 9719421011

email: farooq.amu@gmail.com