X-ray Fluorescence (XRF)

This module allows an estimate of the mineral composition of feldspar samples. The relative proportion of K-/Na/-Ca-feldspar is estimated as well as the possible quartz contamination.

X-ray Fluorescence (XRF)

This module allows an estimate of the mineral composition of feldspar samples. The relative proportion of K-/Na/-Ca-feldspar is estimated as well as the possible quartz contamination.

The XRF unit consist of:

  • Amptek X-123 complete spectrometer with SDD Complete X-ray spectrometer

  • Amptek MINI-X USB controlled X-ray tube

Software extension for XRF analysis:
A special program for analyzing the XRF data for conversion of the result onto the ternary diagram of K-/Na/-Ca-feldspar and providing an estimate of quartz contamination. Reference samples for performing and maintaining the K-/Na/-Ca-feldspar calibration are included.

Special sample cups:
Sample cups specially made by molybdenum metal (200 pieces will be supplied)

Note: XRF unit requires vacuum pump.