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Molecular speciation of Ge within sphalerite, hemimorphite, and quartz from mine waste from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

May 31, 2022

Oxidation state and bonding environment of Ge in minerals within mine waste from sampled historical waste piles from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Oklahoma, U.S. were determined by linear combination fits from x-ray absorption near edge spectroscopy (XANES) analysis. Ge content in quartz within these wastes was determined using XANES edge steps, and Ge content in sphalerite was compared using XANES edge steps versus electron microprobe analyses. Data and methods reported are part of a research study published below in the 'Related External Resources' section.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Molecular speciation of Ge within sphalerite, hemimorphite, and quartz from mine waste from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
DOI 10.5066/P9HI7VKH
Authors Sarah J White, Nadine Piatak, Ryan McAleer, Sarah M Hayes, Robert R Seal, Laurel A Schaider, James P Shine, Carlin J Green, Darryl A Hoppe, Mary R Croke
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center