X-Ray Powder Diffraction
http://pubs.usgs.gov/info/diffraction/html/

USGS


This handout, prepared by the USGS, provides background on the use and theory of X-ray powder diffraction. Examples of applications of this method to geologic studies are provided.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth, :Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Solid Earth:Geochemistry