Assembling complex mineral phases with XRD and XRF

On May 7, 2020, Posted by , In Noutati, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Assembling complex mineral phases with XRD and XRF

Complete analysis of plagioclase and potassic feldspars Geochemistry typically encounters several mineral types from one sampling. This is true in the case of analyzing Martian analog basalt from terrestrial craters. A sample of basalt collected from craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, US, was studied with XRD and XRF….

Characterizing minerals and ores with fast & easy XRD & XRF

On April 22, 2020, Posted by , In Noutati, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Characterizing minerals and ores with fast & easy XRD & XRF

Benchtop systems for complete mineral analysis The titanium-iron oxide mineral ilmenite is the primary source of titanium for high-performance alloys and titanium dioxide. A heavily mined mineral, this ore occurs as two different morphologies—hard rock and heavy sand ilmenite. While prevalent worldwide, not all ilmenite samples exhibit the same quality….