TITLE: Oligoclase HS143 Plagioclase DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: HS143

MINERAL_TYPE: Tectosilicate

MINERAL: Oligoclase (Plagioclase)(Feldspar group)

FORMULA: (Na,Ca)Al(Al,Si)Si2O8

FORMULA_HTML: (Na,Ca)Al(Al,Si)Si2O8

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Norway

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Hunt and Salisbury Collection

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Most analyses contain small amounts of Na, but a complete solid solution series is possible from orthoclase toward intermediate albite. Crystallizes at intermediate temperatures and has a partially ordered Al-Si distribution. Sieve interval 74-250µm.

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XRD_ANALYSIS:

Albite + microcline (s) (Norma Vergo)

END_XRD_ANALYSIS.

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

COMPOSITION_TRACE:

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

No compositional analyses.

END_COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION.

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 3548 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.=