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MRP software development activities range from improving mineral resource assessments by including economic filters to customizing the comparison of materials of known geochemical and geophysical spectra to samples with unknown spectra.

Processing Routines in IDL for Spectroscopic Measurements (PRISM)

USGS Processing Routines in IDL for Spectroscopic Meausres (PRISM) software provides a framework to conduct spectroscopy analysis of measurements made by spectrometers. PRISM functions allows users to compare spectra of materials of unknown composition with reference spectra of known materials.