TITLE: Sphalerite S102-8 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: S102-8

MINERAL_TYPE: Sulfide

MINERAL: Sphalerite

FORMULA: ZnS

FORMULA_HTML: ZnS

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Guymard Mine, Guymard, Orange County, New York

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Jules Friedman

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Reston, VA

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Reston, VA

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Field sample from a study of the Shawangunk Region of New York.

For more information on this sample reference: Friedman, Jules D., Mutschler, Felix E., Zartman, Robert E., Briggs, Paul H., Swayze, Gregg A., Theisen, Arnold F., 1989, Shawangunk Ore District, New York: Geochemical and Spectral Data, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 89-193.

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XRD_ANALYSIS:

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

COMPOSITION_TRACE: Ag 12 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: As 35 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Au 0.005 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Cd 450 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Cr 50 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Cu 500 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Hg 78.0 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Mn 5 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Ni 5 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Pb
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Sb <25 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Se <25 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Te 0.53 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Tl <0.2 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: V <5 ppm
COMPOSITION_TRACE: Zn

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

Mode wt%
Gal 4.0
Sph 90.0
Cpy
Py
Qtz 6.0

Assay wt%
Cu 0.06
Fe 4.25
Pb 3.35
Zn 56.06
S 29.1

Friedman, Jules D., Mutschler, Felix E., Zartman, Robert E., Briggs, Paul H., Swayze, Gregg A., Theisen, Arnold F., 1989, Shawangunk Ore District, New York: Geochemical and Spectral Data, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 89-193.

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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 4562 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.=