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XRD in Mining

Standardless Processing of Large Datasets with Rietveld Refinement and Cluster Analysis

XRD in Mining: Standardless Processing of Large Datasets with Rietveld Refinement and Cluster Analysis

X-ray diffraction (XRD) provides a wealth of structural information, particularly in naturally occurring geological formations where multiple phases may be present in the same sample.

 

Mining and drilling operations with high sample throughput can benefit from standardless analysis tools, particularly in cases where the majority of samples possess similar compositions. These tools include batch processing of quantitative mineralogy (DIFFRAC.TOPAS) and clustering of diffractograms (DIFFRAC.EVA).