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Petrology and Volcanology


The Petrology and Volcanology Laboratory is a part of the Geological Research Group. Petrology is one of the basic geological sciences that studied rocks in the earth’s crust, which include igneous rocks, pyroclastic rocks, sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks. Volcanology is the study of everything related to volcanoes.

Head of Laboratory  : Dr. I Gusti Bagus Eddy Sucipta, ST., MT.

Dean Decree : 187/SK/Ii.C05/KP/2016 – February 5, 2016


  • Education: Providing support through practicum in lectures related to petrology and volcanology
  • Research: Conducting research in fields related to petrology and volcanology
  • Community services: Providing services to the scientific community, mining and petroleum industry by analyzing rocks and minerals.


  • Conducting lab’s work in lectures
  • Study on Site Selection of Nuclear Power Plant (BATAN)
  • Petrography Analysis of Reservoir Rock Samples from Papua (BP Indonesia)
  • Petrography Analysis of Rock Samples from Sulawesi (PT INCO)
  • Petrology Study of Rocky Carbonate Formation Rajamandala (Research Grant PT EXXON MOBIL)


  • GL2041 Cristalography & Mineralogy
  • GL2042 Petrology
  • GL3041 Volcanology & Geothermal
  • GL3141 Mineral Optic & Petrography
  • GL3142 Mineral Deposition
  • GL4099 Thesis A
  • GL3042 Petrogenesys
  • GL5141 Petrology Continued
  • GL5142 Petrography Reservoir
  • GL5043 Alteration of rocks
  • GL5044 Petrology of Sedimentary rocks
  • GL5143 Petrology of Magmatic rocks


    • Space Area 180 m2
    • Laboratory equipment available:
      • 10 pieces Binocular microscope to enlarge the rocks object
      • 13 pieces Polarization microscope to view the rocks in thin incisions
      • 3 pieces Microscope Reflection to view the rocks in thin incisions (opak mineral)
      • 2 pieces Polarization Microscope Photo as a photo tools of the rocks in a thin incision