TITLE: Vermiculite WS681 DESCRIPT

DOCUMENTATION_FORMAT: MINERAL

SAMPLE_ID: WS681

MINERAL_TYPE: Phyllosilicate

MINERAL: Vermiculite

FORMULA: (Mg,Fe+2,Al)3(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2*4H2O

FORMULA_HTML: (Mg,Fe+2,Al)3(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2•4H2O

COLLECTION_LOCALITY: Kent, Connecticut

ORIGINAL_DONOR: Ward Natural Science Collection

CURRENT_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

ULTIMATE_SAMPLE_LOCATION: USGS Denver Spectroscopy Laboratory

SAMPLE_DESCRIPTION:

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XRD_ANALYSIS:

Vermiculite and mica-rich mixed layer phase, probably dioctahedral (Norma Vergo).

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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 5137 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.=