Keywords

Binocular microscope



Keyword Definition

Binocular microscopes are commonly used to identify minerals after they have been separated on the basis of physical properties



Hierarchical classification

Technique >> Physical techniques >> Mineral identification >> Visual >> Binocular microscope

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Category: Analytical techniques

The different kinds of analytical techniques have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “AAS”, “FA-NA”. Taken from the “Analytical_Techniques_SHARED” database table.


Associated Analytical Suites:

IndexSuite IDSuite Name
1  169     ODM VG count
2  170     ODM MMSIM count
3  171     ODM KIM count
4  172     ODM 100 grain count
5  237     I and M Morrison grain picking and visual mineral identification (microprobe counts)
6  238     ODM – calculated gold concentrations
7  242     ODM MMSIM and PCIM grain counts
8  250     I and M Morrison grain picking and visual mineral identification
9  257     Consorminex Inc. Indicator mineral picking (0.063-0.25 mm)
10  258     I and M Morrison IM grain counts (3 fractions)
11  260     Consorminex Inc. Indicator mineral picking (0.125-0.25 mm)
12  262     De Beers Indicator Mineral Picking
13  266     IOS Services Geoscientifiques Indicator mineral picking
14  271     ODM Indicator Mineral Picking
15  273     I and M Morrison IM grain counts (0.25-0.5 mm, 0.5-1.0 mm, 1-2 mm)
16  277     I and M Morrison IM grain counts (0.25-0.5 mm, 0.5-1.0 mm)
17  278     ODM Indicator Mineral Picking-Till and Kimberlite samples.
18  279     Lakefield Research Mineral Picking Till Samples
19  280     ODM Indicator Mineral Picking-Kimberlite samples
20  284     Lakefield Research Indicator Mineral Picking
21  285     Lakefield Research/Overburden Drilling Management Indicator Mineral Picking
22  288     I and M Morrison IM grain counts [#1]
23  293     ODM Indicator Mineral Picking (0.3-0.5 mm)
24  295     I and M Morrison IM grain counts [#2]
25  296     ODM MMSIM picked grain counts
26  310     ODM IM identification
27  333     NTGO KIDD indicator mineral re-assignment
28  389     ODM hematite grain counts
29  439     ODM pyrrhotite grain counts
30  527     ODM MMSIM grain counts
31  592     Reconciliation of picked, probed and confirmed indicator mineral grain counts (Morrison, 1995).
32  593     Reconciliation of picked, probed and confirmed indicator mineral grain counts (Morrison, 1996).
33  594     Reconciliation of picked, probed and confirmed indicator mineral grain counts (Overburden Drilling Management).
34  605     SRC / Consorminex indicator mineral grain counts
35  650     ODM KIM count (inc low-Cr diopside)
36  651     ODM MMSIM counts
37  652     ODM MMSIM counts expressed as percentages

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  1     ODM IM processing (NGR: modified procedure)
2  156     Reconciliation of picked, probed and confirmed indicator mineral grain counts (ODM)
3  161     ODM IM processing (standard KIM and MMSIM procedure)
4  164     ODM heavy mineral separation and VG counts (<2 mm fraction table processed; table runs kept separate) [UNUSED]
5  165     ODM heavy mineral separation and VG counts (<1 mm fraction table processed; 1-2 mm fraction processed by methylene iodide)
6  166     I and M Morrison mineral identification 0.25-0.5 mm fraction; conditional 0.5-1.0 mm fraction identification
7  167     I and M Morrison mineral identification 0.25-0.5 mm fraction; conditional 0.5-1 mm and 1-2 mm fraction identification
8  169     I and M Morrison mineral identification 0.25-0.5 mm fraction, occasional 0.5-1 mm fraction identification
9  170     Reconciliation of picked, probed and confirmed indicator mineral grain counts (Morrison/GSC, 1995)
10  171     Reconciliation of picked, probed and confirmed indicator mineral grain counts (Morrison/GSC, 1996)
11  173     I and M Morrison mineral identification. 0.25-0.5 mm fraction
12  175     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation and VG counts (<1 mm fraction table processed) [UNUSED]
13  176     I and M Morrison mineral identification. 0.25-0.5 mm, 0.5-1 mm fraction
14  178     I and M Morrison mineral identification (2 size fractions)
15  182     ODM IM processing (standard KIM and MMSIM procedure), plus 100 grain count
16  186     I and M Morrison mineral identification (3 size fractions: 0.25/0.50/0.84)
17  187     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation and VG counts (<2 mm fraction table processed)
18  188     Consorminex Inc. mineral picking and identification-fine sand fraction (0.063-0.25 mm)
19  189     I and M Morrison mineral identification (3 size fractions: 0.25/0.50/1.00)
20  190     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation and VG counts (<2 mm fraction table processed) M. I separation 3.3 SG)
21  191     Consorminex Inc. mineral picking and identification-fine sand fraction (0.125-0.25 mm)
22  192     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation and VG counts (<2 mm fraction table processed) M. I separation 3.2 SG)-0.25-2.00 mm fraction
23  193     De Beers Indicator Mineral Picking
24  196     IOS Services Geoscientifiques-magnetic separation  and IM processing
25  200     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation, VG counts (<2 mm fraction table processed) and HMC Indicator mineral picking
26  203     I and M Morrison indicator mineral counts (0.25-0.5 mm, 0.5-1.0 mm, 1-2 mm)
27  206     I and M Morrison indicator mineral counts-Kimberlite Sample
28  207     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation, VG counts (<1 mm fraction table processed) and HMC Indicator mineral picking
29  208     Lakefield Research Indicator Mineral Picking
30  209     ODM Indicator Mineral picking-Kimberlite samples.
31  210     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation, VG counts (<1 mm fraction table processed)
32  211     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation, VG counts (<1.7 mm fraction)
33  212     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation, VG counts (<1.7 mm fraction-sieving)
34  213     Lakefield Research Indicator Mineral Picking (2 size fractions)
35  214     Overburden Drilling Management/Lakefield Research Laboratory
36  216     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation and VG counts (kimberlite boulders #3)
37  217     I and M Morrison indicator mineral counts (0.25-0.5 mm) (#1)
38  220     ODM Heavy Mineral Separation and VG counts (kimberlite boulders #4)
39  222     ODM Indicator Mineral Identification (0.3-0.5 mm)
40  224     I and M Morrison indicator mineral counts (0.25-0.5 mm) (#2)
41  225     ODM VG counts and estimated concentrations
42  230     ODM HMC processing and Indicator Mineral Identification
43  232     ODM HMC processing and Indicator Mineral Identification (NGR)
44  233     ODM HMC processing and Indicator Mineral Identification, with 100 grain count
45  237     ODM HMC Processing and magnetic separation. KIM and MMSIM sorting
46  238     ODM HMC Processing and VG counts  < 0.25 mm fraction
47  239     ODM HMC Processing and VG counts
48  240     ODM HMC Processing and VG counts-3 mineral ID
49  248     NTGO KIDD remapping
50  252     ODM indicator mineral re-picking
51  253     ODM HMC separation and KIM + MMSIM picking
52  254     ODM EPD and KIM + MMSIM picking
53  255     ODM 100 grain counts
54  287     SRC / Consorminex: IM picking
55  306     ODM KIM picking (inc LCD)
56  307     ODM MMSIM picking
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