TITLE: Mesolite+Hydroxyapophyll. GDS6 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: GDS6

MINERAL_TYPE: Tectosilicate

MINERAL: Mesolite + Hydroxyapophyllite (Zeolite group)

FORMULA: Na2Ca2Al6Si9O30*8H2O + KCa4Si8O20(OH,F)*8H2O

FORMULA_HTML: Na2Ca2Al6Si9O30•8H2O + KCa4Si8O20(OH,F)•8H2O

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Hampton, Nova Scotia

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Wards Scientific

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

The sample appears white and to be spectrally pure.

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

XRD_ANALYSIS:

Mesolite - major
Hydroxyapophyllite - major
Unidentifiable residuals

Konnert Judith, and Marta Flohr, 1992, unpublished data, USGS Reston, VA.

END_XRD_ANALYSIS.

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: 1_2_3_4_

LIB_SPECTRA_HED: where Wave Range Av_Rs_Pwr Comment

LIB_SPECTRA: splib04a r 2969 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.=