TITLE: Erionite+Merlinoite GDS144 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: GDS144

MINERAL_TYPE: Tectosilicate

MINERAL: Erionite (Zeolite group)

FORMULA: (K2,Ca,Na2)2Al4Si14O36*15H20

FORMULA_HTML: (K2,Ca,Na2)2Al4Si14O36•15H2O

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Eureka Co., California

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Jim Crowley

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Reston, Virginia

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Reston, Virginia

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

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XRD_ANALYSIS:

Erionite with Merlinoite as a major contaminant.
Jim Crowley, 1993, personal communication.

END_XRD_ANALYSIS.

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

COMPOSITION_TRACE: None

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

None

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 1606 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.=