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Clark et. al. 2003 USGS Open File Report 03-395
Spectral Library splib05a Sample Description

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TITLE: Plastic_PETE GDS380 Clear DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: Man Made

SAMPLE_ID: GDS380

MATERIAL_TYPE: Plastic

MATERIAL: Clear PETE Plastic

FORMULA: CH4 compound

FORMULA_HTML: CH4 compound

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Grocery Store

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Gregg Swayze

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Spectroscopy Lab

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Spectroscopy Lab

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Clear plastic from a large pop (soda) bottle labeled PETE (1). Sample is 0.7 mm thick.

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

XRD_ANALYSIS:

END_XRD_ANALYSIS.

COMPOSITIONAL_ANALYSIS_TYPE: None # XRF, EM(WDS), ICP(Trace), WChem

COMPOSITION_TRACE: None

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

END_COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION.

MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION:

END_MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION.

SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION:

The spectrum of this sample has a reflectance level near 50% out to 1.1 microns. There are a number of complex sets of bands near 1.2, 1.4, 1.7, 1.95, and 2.15 microns. The spectrum is saturated past about 2.25 microns. The 1.7 micron C-H stretch absorption and 2.3 micron C-H combination bands are very strong in this sample.

END_SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION.

SPECTRAL_PURITY: 1a2_3_4_ # 1= 0.2-3, 2= 1.5-6, 3= 6-25, 4= 20-150 microns

LIB_SPECTRA_HED: where Wave Range Av_Rs_Pwr Comment
LIB_SPECTRA: splib05a r 10319 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=


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