LABORATORY FOR MINERALOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To become acquaninted with analytical methods in Mineralogy
To have take a class in Mineralogy
Course contents summary
X-ray generation. Crystal diffraction: Laue and bragg equations.Powder diffraction: principles and applications. Debye and Bragg-Brentano cameras. The reciprocal lattice and the Ewald sphere. The intensity of the diffraction and the structure factor. Single crystal diffractometry.Optical resolution and Abbe law; the transmission electron microscopy. Microprobe and X-ray fluorescence analysis: principles, applications and analytical problems.
Klein C.(2004) Mineralogia, Zanichelli (cap. 7)