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Analytical Techniques

How to ID minerals 
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Micromineral identification in scoria

by Chris Kyler
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prepare samples for EDS

by Florian Baur
5 08/10/2015 08:00PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

Has anyone used the Carmaichel(1966) method to recast FeO total, and obtain values for Fe203 and FeO?

by Eduardo Diaz
1 08/05/2015 02:26AM
Last Post by Eduardo Diaz

Amateur Raman Spectrometer   (Pages: 1 2)

by Henry Barwood
26 07/28/2015 04:18AM
Last Post by Henry Barwood

Distinguishing amphibole minerals

by Matt Ciranni
6 07/24/2015 11:12AM
Last Post by FMC

Tools to identify diamonds   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by Diane Kniskern
76 07/21/2015 03:39PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

RE: Estimating silver content of tetrahedrite with EDS spectra Attachments

by Kyle Beucke
17 07/04/2015 04:46AM
Last Post by John Attard

How to distinguish halloysite -7Å and 10Å

by Peter Andresen
6 06/24/2015 10:55PM
Last Post by Emil Box

A Funny Experience in Measuring Specific Gravity

by Dana Morong
3 06/08/2015 05:05PM
Last Post by Dana Morong

Ocean Optics spectrometers   (Pages: 1 2)

by Henry Barwood
25 05/20/2015 11:21PM
Last Post by Henry Barwood

Lithian Muscovite vs. Lepiodolite - suggested analytical technique for Harding Mine specimen

by David Dillman
3 05/17/2015 03:00PM
Last Post by David Dillman

Fersmite from Congo Question

by Rudy Bolona
7 05/11/2015 08:04PM
Last Post by Rudy Bolona

Colour changes in REE-minerals

by OT. Ljøstad
12 04/23/2015 11:23PM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

Goethite vs Psilomelane

by Reinhardt van Vuuren
6 03/24/2015 01:11PM
Last Post by Reinhardt van Vuuren


by Ronnie Van Dommelen (2)
2 01/17/2015 01:50AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Streak of hematite

by Howard Heitner
12 01/06/2015 04:20AM
Last Post by Matt Neuzil

DIY specific gravity kit (tutorial)

by cascaillou
5 01/05/2015 12:44AM
Last Post by Mark Landriscina

Smelting to identify ore minerals? Attachments

by Mark Landriscina
13 01/04/2015 06:44PM
Last Post by Mark Landriscina

RE: Use of HCl

by Kyle Beucke
20 01/03/2015 09:18AM
Last Post by Uwe Ludwig

How to tell Amber from Copal   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Kristi Hugs
44 11/28/2014 09:31AM
Last Post by cascaillou

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