40X - 400X Compound Monocular
Petrographic Polarizing
Geology Microscope

Model: pm0090000m

Price: $579.98

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Special Features

  • Analyzer with polarizing filter, capable of being removed from optical light path.
  • Transmitted Light Polarizing filter, swing out feature allows it to be removed from light path. Rotatable 360 degrees with graduation marks every 1 degrees.
  • Ability to utilize brightfield illumination, transmitted plane polarized light, and transmitted cross polarized light.

Free Beginner Microscope Accessory Kit

  • Includes a set of rock and mineral slides. Ten thin sections on glass slides: fine granite, gabbro, muscovite schist, greisen, wollastonite, gritstone, evaporite, amphibolitic schist, epidote, kyanite schist.
  • FREE BONUS: Carrying case is included. Great accessory for traveling with your microscope. Also provides and excellent method of storing the instrument.

Eyepieces and Magnification

  • Three Magnifications: 40x, 100x, and 400x.
  • Wide Field 10x Eyepiece, 18mm Field of View. High eyepoint for use with or without prescription eyeglasses.
  • Three Strain-Free Objectives: 4x, 10x, 40x.
  • Spring loaded 40x objective for protection of rock slides and to protect the objective lens.


  • Variable Intensity 20W Tungsten Halogen Illumination.

Light Condenser

  • Abbe Substage Condenser, Condenser movement knob on rack and pinion, Iris diaphragm and swing-out filter holder.
  • Condenser Alignment Screws.

Rotating Stage

  • Fully Rotatable Stage with Ball Bearing Movement, 130mm Diameter with Graduation Marks every 1 Degree for the Full 360 degrees.
  • Detachable Stage Slide Clips.
  • Stage Rotation Lock Screw.


  • Fine and Coarse Focusing Knobs on Both Sides of Microscope.
  • Rack and Pinion Steel Gears for Focus Movement.
  • Adjustable Screw-Stop to Limit Coarse Range to Protect Specimens.

Size – Weight

  • Total Overall Height of Microscope: 380mm.
  • Instrument Weight: 9 lbs.

Included Items

  • Quartz Wedge 1-4 Order Retarding Compensator Plate.
  • Mica (One Quarter Wavelength) Retarding Compensator Plate.
  • Gypsum (One Full Wavelength) Retarding Compensator Plate.
  • Includes: Extra 10x Eyepiece with Built-in Measuring Reticle: X-Scale and Y-Scale both with calibrated markings.
  • Includes: Stage Micrometer with 0.01mm Resolution for Precise Calibration of Reticles.
  • Comes with Dust Cover and instructions.
  • Manufactured under ISO: 9001 Standards.
  • 110 VAC Power Requirement (Contact us about 220V availability).
  • High Quality Solid Construction!
  • Precision Made Glass Optics!
  • Brand New, Never Used!

Manufacturer’s Warranty

  • Warranty is 5 years on all microscope equipment.
  • The microscope warranty covers problems arising from normal usage.
  • We will repair or replace your defective microscopy equipment as needed during the warranty period.

Optional Accessories

  • Optional Objective: 20x.
  • Optional 10x eyepiece with crosshair.