TITLE: Perthite HS415 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: HS415

MINERAL_TYPE: Tectosilicate

MINERAL: Microcline with exsolved albite (Feldspar group)

FORMULA: KAlSi3O8 + NaAlSi3O8

FORMULA_HTML: KAlSi3O8 + NaAlSi3O8

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Perth, Ontario

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Hunt and Salisbury Collection

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

"T-13 Perthite 415B--Perth, Ontario. perthite is a name given to intergrown orthoclase or microcline with albite. The spectrum indicates a small amount of water, plus the fall off at 0.55µ similar to the feature discussed for microclines 151B and 108B, and for orthoclase 82B."

Sieve interval 74 - 250µm.

Hunt, G.R., J.W. Salisbury, and C.J. Lenhoff, 1973, Visible and near-infrared spectra of minerals and rocks: VI. Additional silicates. Modern Geology, v. 4, p. 85-106.

A weak 2.2-µm feature is present, indicating some alteration. Otherwise the spectrum rates an a.

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XRD_ANALYSIS:

Albite + microcline(L)

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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 3851 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.=