TITLE: Brookite HS443 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: HS443

MINERAL_TYPE: Oxide

MINERAL: Brookite (Rutile group)

FORMULA: TiO2

FORMULA_HTML: TiO2

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Arkansas

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Hunt and Salisbury Collection

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Trimorphous with Anatase and Rutile.

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

XRD_ANALYSIS:

40 kV - 30 mA, 6.5-9.5 keV
File: brkt443.out, -.mdi
References: JCPDS #29-1360
Found: Brookite, minor quartz, very weak reflections at 1.716, 1.373 angstroms.

Comment: Based on sharpness of reflections, brookite is exceptionally well crystallized

J.S. Huebner, J. Pickrell, and T. Schaefer, 1994,written communication(USGS)

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:

END_SPECTROSCOPIC_DISCUSSION.

SPECTRAL_PURITY: 1_2_3_4_

LIB_SPECTRA_HED: where Wave Range Av_Rs_Pwr Comment

LIB_SPECTRA: splib04a r 720 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=

LIB_SPECTRA: splib05a r ____ 0.2-3.0µm 200 g.s.=

LIB_SPECTRA: splib06a r ____ 1.5-25µm 250 g.s.=