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GEO416K: EARTH MATERIALS © Cenk Ozerdem Tourmaline from Zaire
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FIG. 1.9
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Almandine garnet in quartz
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Copper nugget, Michigan © Cenk Ozerdem
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Optical properties of minerals Optical properties of minerals
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Research Microscope
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Fig. 1.11 1638 –1686
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Quartz cluster from Peru
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Quartz scepter From Madagascar
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Quartz twins
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Fig. 1.12
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Fig 1.14
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Green garnet (Grossular)
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Pyrope Mg3Al2Si3O12
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Sucrose and halite
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The International Mineralogical Association (IMA) was established in 1958 as a non- profit organization. The mission of the Association is to further international co- operation in the mineralogical sciences and to promote wider community awareness among international groups having Earth Science interests.
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Hydroxylapatite Ca5(PO4)3(OH) (Fluorapatite Ca5(PO4)3(F)
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Sphalerite “Marmarite” (Fe-sphalerite) ZnS (Zn,Fe)S
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Laurionite (PbClOH)
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Calcite (CaCO3)
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Apatite Ca5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH) from India
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Calcite CaCO3
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Whewellite Ca(C2O4)•(H2O)
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Unformatted text preview: bowl," said Illinois Wesleyan physics chairman Jaggi, triggering some strange growth in the gel, "and we would never be able to reproduce it." One of Dr. Jaggi's students at Illinois Wesleyan University, working on an experiment, made a glob of gel the shape of a cylinder and the size of a quarter, and left it in a beaker in the physics lab for the weekend. When Jaggi and students returned Monday, they were startled to find a lovely curvaceous transparent crystal-like object in the beaker that blended art and science in a unique way. Metamict= destroyed by radiation amber jet mercury obsidian opal ebonite Mineraloids Not minerals Garnet- almandine- Fe3Al2Si3O12 Garnet- grossular-Ca3Al2Si3O12 Garnet- spessartine- Mn3Al2Si3O12 Garnet- uvarovite- Ca3Cr2Si3O12 Dolomite: CaMg(CO3)2 CaFe(CO3)2 CaMn(CO3)2 Ca(Mg,Fe,Mn)(CO3)2 Kyanite Al2SiO5 Andalusite Al2SiO5 Sillimanite Al2SiO5 Hope diamond C C analcime Na2Al2Si4O12 2H2O...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2010 for the course GEO 26710 taught by Professor Catlos during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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