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A spectrographic study of the minor element content of diamond

F. A. Raal
A spectrographic study of the minor element content of diamond
American Mineralogist (May 1957) 42 (5-6): 354-361

Abstract

A spectrographic procedure for making a rapid quantitative estimate of trace elements in diamonds is outlined. The eight elements found (14 were looked for) were Si, Mg, Al, Ca, Fe, Cu, Ti, and Cr. The color of diamonds is thought to be due, in part, to the presence of Fe and Cu.


ISSN: 0003-004X
EISSN: 1945-3027
Coden: AMMIAY
Serial Title: American Mineralogist
Serial Volume: 42
Serial Issue: 5-6
Title: A spectrographic study of the minor element content of diamond
Author(s): Raal, F. A.
Pages: 354-361
Published: 195705
Text Language: English
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, United States
Accession Number: 1959-025053
Categories: Geochemistry
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1959
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