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Trace- and minor-element mineralogy of the microgranite at Ghurayyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mortimer Hay Staatz

Trace- and minor-element mineralogy of the microgranite at Ghurayyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, [Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor] in Denver, CO .
Written in English

  • Mineralogy -- Saudi Arabia,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Saudi Arabia

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    Includes bibliographical references (p. 12)

    Other titlesTrace and minor element mineralogy of the microgranite at Ghurayyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Statementby Mortimer H. Staatz and Isabelle K. Brownfield ; report prepared for Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 86-105, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 86-105
    ContributionsBrownfield, Isabelle K, Geological Survey (U.S.), Saudi Arabia. Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 microfiche
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13565881M

    Isotherms are adsorption relations between the adsorbing species and solid surfaces. Common isotherms include the Langmuir isotherm: where: C-bar = concentration on an adsorbed species in terms of mass per unit mass of total solid.; C = concentration in solution; A, B are constants for a given temperature. A special case of the Langmuir isotherm is where B>>C.

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Trace- and minor-element mineralogy of the microgranite at Ghurayyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Mortimer Hay Staatz Download PDF EPUB FB2

TRACE- AND MINOR-ELEMENT MINERALOGY OF THE MICROGRANITE AT GHURAYYAH KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA by I/ I/ MORTIMER H. STAATZ AND ISABELLE K. BROWNFIELD ABSTRACT A study was made of those minerals containing rare-earth oxides, niobium, zirconium, and uranium.

The mineralized microgranite is a circular stock about m in : M. Hay Staatz, I.K. Brownfield. Get this from a library. Trace- and minor-element mineralogy of the microgranite at Ghurayyah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [Mortimer H Staatz; Isabelle K Brownfield; Geological Survey (U.S.); Saudi Arabia.

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Abstract-The study of the geochemistry, S-type classification and petrography of Idanre granite was undertaken. Eighteen granite samples were analysed for their major, traceand rare earth elements using X -Ray Fluorescence (XRF) and Inductively Coupled PlasmaMass Spectrometry (ICP- -MS) respectively.

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