Tag Archives: minerals


Published 12 Nov 2019

Introducing Field Characterization of White Micas using the ASD TerraSpec Halo

One such group of minerals that the ASD TerraSpec Halo identifies and provides associated scalars for are the white micas.

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Published 10 Jul 2019

ASD TerraSpec Halo used in Space-Based Research

Malvern Panalytical’s ASD TerraSpec® Halo mineral identifier is being used as part of today’s space race to return astronauts to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! The full-range (350-2500nm) portable spectrometer was recently selected and used in multiple research projects aimed…READ MORE >

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Published 13 Feb 2019

Brazil’s Ore and Minerals Analysis Workshop

Malvern Panalytical Brasil recently held the 10th Edition of the OMA (Ores and Minerals Analysis) Workshop, which took place in the Northeast in the city of Currais Novos / RN. In partnership with the IFRN the objective was to provide…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Nov 2018

Minerals of the World, Unite!

This is a re-post of a blog authored by Dr. Nadjejda Vicente, Writer & Content Producer for Human and Robotic Exploration, HE Space for ESA – European Space Agency, ESA Communication Department  Handy equipment for spacewalk simulations. Credits: ESA–R. Shone Imagine…READ MORE >

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Published 23 Oct 2018

VNIR spectroscopy at the Azorean fumarolic fields as an analog for Mars hydrothermal environments

Please Note: This is a follow-up post to 10 October’s published post titled, “Studying Mars mineralogy on Earth” By J. Flahaut (1,2), F. Viveiros (3), C. Silva (3,4), V. Rennie (5), J. V. Cruz (3), L. Moreno (3,4), P. Freire…READ MORE >

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