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PREFERRED TERM
X-RAY DIFFRACTION  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Xrd
SCOPE NOTE
  • A surface technique that uses the diffraction of X-rays to examine the mineral composition of a sample. Useful for identifying corrosion products, pigments etc. but of little use with organic compounds which consist largely of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • English Heritage
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/560/concepts/142217
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/560/concepts/142217
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