MGL-GAS Serpentinite

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MGL-GAS Serpentinite

Purchase Code: IAG CRM-2

IAG members: £ 100
Non-Members: £ 150

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This serpentinite was collected from the Naran Massif in the Khantaishir area of Mongolia and prepared as a candidate reference material by the Central Geological Laboratory, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The material consists of a homogeneous powder of which 98.5% passed a 74 μm sieve.

The mineralogy of the sample (in % m/m) has been determined as 95.1 serpentine, 2.4 magnetite, 1.20 calcite, 0.40 plagioclase, 0.30 magnesite, 0.30 chromite, 0.25 goethite, 0.15 sericite-muscovite, with minor pyrite, pyrrhotite, olivine, chalcopyrite and amphibole.

The material is available in units of 100 g packaged in a polyethylene bottle.