Original paper

A new technique for quantitative separation of quartz from feldspars

Iacumin, Paola; Quercioli, Carlo

European Journal of Mineralogy Volume 5 Number 4 (1993), p. 677 - 678

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published: Jul 22, 1993
manuscript accepted: Feb 8, 1993
manuscript received: Nov 23, 1992

DOI: 10.1127/ejm/5/4/0677

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Abstract This note describes a simple method for the quantitative separation of pure quartz from feldspars. This rapid and effective technique is particularly useful in the separation of silicate for oxygen isotope analysis and whenever high purity quartz samples are needed.


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