Keyword Definition


Fayalite is the iron end member of the olivine group, with the formula Fe2SiO4.  It is very rare in nature.  It forms solid solution series with:

  • Forsterite Mg2SiO4 

  • Tephroite, Mn2SiO4 


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  242     ODM MMSIM and PCIM grain counts
2  651     ODM MMSIM counts
3  652     ODM MMSIM counts expressed as percentages

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  252     ODM indicator mineral re-picking
2  307     ODM MMSIM picking
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