SEM / EDX

The Geoscience Department's former electron microscope and energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer. (No longer functioning.)
Available information:

 Photographs of the hand samples and thin sections
 Backscatter and Secondary electron images
 13 EDX spectra for perthite; 31 EDX spectra for anorthoclase
 Results files for all spectra
 Average chemical compositions
 X-ray maps
 Cross- and plane-polarized images
 Movies showing stage rotation under cross- and plane-polarized light
 XRD patterns
 Triangular plots for feldspars
 Downloadable text files containing chemical data
 Downloadable text files containing XRD data
 Explanatory text and images

Choose Sample:


 Anorthoclase
 Perthite