X-RAY FLUORESCENCE COMBINED
Characterization of magmatic, metamorphic, and mineralized metamorphic rock collected in
southeastern Senegal in West Africa was performed based on elemental analysis by energy dispersive
X-ray fluorescence. The rock classification scheme based on chemical composition was obtained by
a combination of principal component analysis and hierarchical clustering techniques to discriminate
magmatic, metamorphic, and mineralized metamorphic rock. An improved sensitivity of signal-tonoise
ratio was obtained using a thin silver X-ray excitation source with several appropriate filters.
Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence was used to characterize the major oxides, and the results were
compared to previous studies.
Auteur(s) : A. Traore a , P. M. Ndiaye b , M. Mbaye a , F. Diatta b & A. Wague a
Pages : 593–604
Année de publication : 2014
Revue : Instrumentation Science & Technology
N° de volume : 42
Type : Article
Mise en ligne par : DIATTA Famara