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

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TITLE: Calcite GDS304 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: GDS304

MINERAL_TYPE: Carbonate

MINERAL: Calcite (Calcite group)

FORMULA: CaCO3

FORMULA_HTML: CaCO3

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Mexico

ORIGINAL_DONOR: U.S.G.S. purchase

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Calcite GDS304 was ground and sieved from Calcite GDS298 (Iceland Spar) purchased from Egger's Lapidary
July, 1999.

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

Not Available

XRD_ANALYSIS:

Not available

END_XRD_ANALYSIS:

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

COMPOSITION_TRACE: None

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

None

END_COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION.

MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION:

None END_MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION.

SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION:

Spectrum resembles that of pure calcite with its high reflectance and characteristic absorption features.

END_SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION.

SPECTRAL_PURITY: 1b2_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 1485 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=


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