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

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TITLE: Gyps_Jaro_Musc AMX24 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MIXTURE

SAMPLE_ID: AMX24

MIXTURE_TYPE: Areal

MIXTURE: Gypsum, Jarosite, Muscovite.

FORMULA: CaSO4*2H2O and K(Fe+3)3(SO4)2(OH)6 and KAl2Si3O10(OH)2

FORMULA_HTML: CaSO4•2H20 AND KFe+33(SO4)2(OH)6
AND KAl2Si3O10(OH)2

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Gypsum (Washington County, Utah), Jarosite (Synthetic), Muscovite (Brazil).

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Gypsum (Hunt & Salisbury Collection), Jarosite (Roger Stroffregen, SMU), Muscovite (C.V. Clemency, SUNY).

COLLECTION_LATITUDE: Not Available # degrees and decimal minutes (N or S)

COLLECTION_LONGITUDE: Not Available # degrees and decimal minutes (W or E)

DATUM: Not Available # coordinate datum

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: U.S.G.S. Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: U.S.G.S. Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

real mix of 50% gypsum (HS333), 30% K jarosite (GDS99), and 20% medium-high Al muscovite (GDS113).

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

XRD_ANALYSIS:

see: Gypsum (HS333), K Jarosite (GDS99), Medium-High Al Muscovite (GDS113).

END_XRD_ANALYSIS.

COMPOSITIONAL_ANALYSIS_TYPE: EM(WDS) # XRF, EM(WDS), ICP(Trace), WChem

See: Gypsum (HS333), K Jarosite (GDS99), Medium-High Al Muscovite (GDS113).

COMPOSITION_TRACE: None

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

See: Gypsum (HS333), K Jarosite (GDS99), Medium-High Al Muscovite (GDS113).

END_COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION.

MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION:

See: Gypsum (HS333), K Jarosite (GDS99), Medium-High Al Muscovite (GDS113).

END_MICROSCOPIC_EXAMINATION.

SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION:

Spectrum has absorptions characteristic of all mixture phases to varying degrees. Jarosite has its typical Fe-absorptions in visible out to 1.2 microns with a weak band at 2.2664 micron. Gypsum has it triplet in the 1.4 - 1.5 micron region and muscovite has its absorption at 2.2092 microns.

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 8253 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=


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