TITLE: Teepleite+Trona NMNH102798 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: NMNH102798

MINERAL_TYPE: Hydrous Borate

MINERAL: Teepleite

FORMULA: Na2(BO2)Cl*2H2O

FORMULA_HTML: Na2(BO2)Cl•2H2O

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Borax Lake, California

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Smithsonian

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Reston, Virginia

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Reston, Virginia

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

Spectrum originally published in: Crowley, J.K., 1991, Visible and Near-Infrared (0.4 - 2.5µm) Reflectance Spectra of Playa Evaporite Minerals: Journal of Geophysical Research, vol 96, no.B10, p. 16,231-16,240.

END_SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION.

XRD_ANALYSIS:

Teepleite, sample contains moderate amount of trona. (Crowley, 1991)

END_XRD_ANALYSIS.

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

COMPOSITION_TRACE: None

COMPOSITION_DISCUSSION:

Trona also present as contaminant

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 4718 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.=