Keywords

Melanite



Keyword Definition

Melanite

Melanite is a black Ti-bearing (up to 11.5 mass% TiO2, usually ~5 or less mass %) variety of andradite.

Andradite is a member of the garnet group, with the general formula X2+ 3Y3+ 2(SiO4)3.  The composition of pure andradite is: Ca3Fe3+ 2(SiO4)3.



Category: Analysed quantities

Subcategory: Grain Count

Keywords corresponding to analysed quantities.  The types of analysed quantities have been grouped into eleven different subcategories. Examples: “Au”, “pH”. Taken from the “Analytical_Quantities_SHARED” database table. The subcategories are taken from the “Analytical_Quantity_Types_SHARED” database table.


Associated Analytical Suites:

IndexSuite IDSuite Name
1  237     I and M Morrison grain picking and visual mineral identification (microprobe counts)

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  166     I and M Morrison mineral identification 0.25-0.5 mm fraction; conditional 0.5-1.0 mm fraction identification
2  167     I and M Morrison mineral identification 0.25-0.5 mm fraction; conditional 0.5-1 mm and 1-2 mm fraction identification
3  169     I and M Morrison mineral identification 0.25-0.5 mm fraction, occasional 0.5-1 mm fraction identification
4  173     I and M Morrison mineral identification. 0.25-0.5 mm fraction
5  176     I and M Morrison mineral identification. 0.25-0.5 mm, 0.5-1 mm fraction
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