Petrology

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Petrology
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Flash cards for the first mineral lab. 1/23/12
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  1. Galena
    Chemical formula P b S

    • Phosphorus
    • Boron
    • Sulfur
  2. Halite
    Chemical Formula Na Cl

    • sodium
    • chlorine
  3. Quartz
    Chemical Formula Si O2

    Silicon Oxygen 2

    Tectosilicate-
  4. Graphite
    Chemical Formula

    C

    Carbon
  5. Limonite
    Chemical Formula - Fe2 O3 * nH2O

    Iron2 Oxygen 3 * nitrogen hydrogen2 oxygen
  6. Hematite ( earth+Specular)
    Chemical formula - Fe2 O3

    Iron 2 Oxygen 3
  7. Talc
    Phyllosilicate
  8. Pyrite
    Chemical Formula - Fe S2

    Iron Sulfur2
  9. Gypsum
    Chemical Formula - Ca SO4 *2H2O

    Calcuim, Sulfur4 * 2Hydrogen2 Oxygen
  10. Dolomite
    Chemical formula - (Ca, Mg)(CO3)2

    Calcuim, Magnesium, Carbon Oxygen
  11. Biotite
    Phyllosilicate
  12. Garnet
    Nesosilicate
  13. Olivine ( Fosterite- Fayalite)
    Chemical Formula- ( Mg, Fe)2 SiO4

    Magnesium, Iron2 Silicon Oxygen
  14. Chlorite
    Phyllosilicate
  15. Hornblende
    inosilicate

    Double chain
  16. Calcite
    Chemical Formula- Ca CO3

    Calcium, Carbon, Oxygen3
  17. Apatite
    Chemical Formula - Ca5(PO4)3(F,CL, Co3)

    Calcium, Phosphorus, Oxygen, ( Fluorine, Chlorine, Carbon, Oxygen.
  18. Plagioclase ( albite- anorthite)
    Chemical Formula - (Ca, Na) ALSi3O8

    Calcium, Sodium, Aluminium, Silicon Oxygen

    Tectosilicate
  19. Sphalerite
    Chemical Formula- ZnS

    Zinc, Sulfur
  20. Augite
    Inosilicate- Single Chain
  21. Orthoclase

    Microcline
    Chemical Formula - K,AL,Si3O8

    Potassium, Aluminium, Silicon Oxygen

    Tectosilicate
  22. Muscovite
    Phyllosilicate
  23. Fluorite
    Chemical Formula - Ca F2

    Calcuim, Fluorine
  24. Magnetite
    Chemical Formula- Fe3 O 4

    Iron Oxygen
  25. Corundum
    Chemical Formula- AL2O3

    Aluminium Oxygen

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