Grain Mount: 0.25 – 0.50 mm (1)

Keyword Definition

Minerals were mounted in 25 mm cylindrical epoxy mounts, with grains arranged in rows within 9 cells per mount.  GH (greater than half mm fraction) grains were arranged in 5 rows of 6 grains per cell, to yield a total of 270 grains per mount.  QH (quarter to half mm fraction) grains were placed in 8 rows of 10 in each cell, resulting in a total of 720 grains per mount.  The mounts were polished using diamond paste.  Maps recorded the sample number and identification number of each grain.

[Description taken from GSC Open File 2875]

Category: Sample preparation procedures

Keywords corresponding to sample preparation procedures. Taken from the “Sample_Preparation_Methodss_SHARED” database table.

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