X-Ray Crystallography
http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/eens211/x-ray.htm

Stephen Nelson, Tulane University


This site from Tulane University consists of an introductory lecture by Dr. Stephen Nelson on X-ray crystallography as it is used in mineral identification. Topics include X-rays and the production of X-rays, the two types of X-ray spectra, continuous and characteristic, X-ray diffraction and Bragg's Law, and the X-ray powder method. Drawings and diagrams help illustrate the concepts presented in the lecture.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Crystallography
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Course Type: Upper Level:Mineralogy
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth, :Mineralogy:Crystallography, X-ray Techniques