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

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TITLE: Tourmaline HS282 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: HS282

MINERAL_TYPE: Cyclosilicate

MINERAL: Tourmaline (Tourmaline group)

FORMULA: (Na,Ca)(Li,Mg,Al)(Al,Fe,Mn)6(BO3)3(Si6O18)(OH)4

FORMULA_HTML: (Na,Ca)(Li,Mg,Al)(Al,Fe,Mn)6(BO3)3(Si6O18)(OH)4

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Australia

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Hunt and Salisbury Collection

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

This sample is brown. The spectrum shows intense features near 0.75 µ and 1.1 µ, due to transitions in ferric and ferrous iron, respectively, and features in the 1.4 and 2.2 to 2.4 µ region.

Sieve interval 74 - 250µm.

Hunt, G.R., J.W. Salisbury, and C.J. Lenhoff, 1973, Visible and near-infrared spectra of minerals and rocks: VI. Additional silicates. Modern Geology, v. 4, p. 85-106.

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XRD_ANALYSIS:

Tourmaline + medium amount of mica + medium amount of other; M: ~10% feldspar, ~10% muscovite, no HCl fizz

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

COMPOSITION_TRACE:

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

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MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION:

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SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION:

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SPECTRAL_PURITY: 1c2_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: splib04a r 5022 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=
LIB_SPECTRA: splib05a r 6873 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=


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