IF-G-P

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description
IF-G is a typically banded iron formation sample, chemically precipitated on the ocean floor in a volcanic environment. The principal components are quartz and magnetite. Sulfide inclusions are common.
origin
Iron-ore deposit, Isua supracrustal belt, West Greenland
sourceProducer
CNRS-CRPG
characteristics

The main characteristic components are SiO2 (41 %m/m) and FeO (41 %m/m).

MgO and CaO are both present with about 2 %m/m, S has 700µg/g.

Most other trace elements including REE+Y are in the 500 ng/g to 50µg/g range.

suitable for
  • LA-ICP-MS
  • XRF
  • µXRF
  • LIBS
original certificate of analysis Link