Automated Mineralogy Articles

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Spalletti, L., Pirrie, D., Veiga, G.D., Schwarz, E., Rollinson, G., Shail, R., Haberlah, D. & Butcher, A. 2015. Analisis mineraloogico integrado (QEMSCAN y DRX) de lutitas negras: Los depositos Tithonianos basales de la Formacion Vaca Muerta (Cuenca Neuquina, Argentina). Latin American Journal of Sedimentology and Basin Analysis, 22, 13-28.

Williamson, B.J., Rollinson, G. & Pirrie, D. 2013. Automated Mineralogical Analysis of PM10: New Parameters for Assessing PM Toxicity. Environmental Science and Technology, 47, 5570-5577.

Haberlah, D., Strong, C., Pirrie, D., Rollinson, G.K., Gottlieb, P., Botha, P.W.S.K. & Butcher, A.R. 2011. Automated petrography applications in Quaternary Science. Quaternary Australasia, 28, 3-12.

Pirrie, D. & Rollinson, G.K. 2011. Unlocking the application of automated mineralogy. Geology Today, 27, 226-235.

Pirrie, D., Power, M.R., Rollinson, G.K., Wiltshire, P.E.J., Newberry, J. and Campbell, H.E. 2009. Automated SEM-EDS (QEMSCAN) mineral analysis in forensic soil investigations; testing instrumental variability. In: Ritz, K., Dawson, L. & Miller, D. (eds) Criminal and Environmental Soil Forensics, 411-430. Springer.

Knappett, C., Pirrie, D., Power, M.R., Nikolakopoulou, I., Hilditch, J. & Rollinson, G.K. 2011. Mineralogical analysis and provenancing of ancient ceramics using automated SEM-EDS analysis (QEMSCANĀ®): a pilot study on LB I pottery from Akrotiri, Thera. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38, 219-232.

Pirrie, D., Rollinson, G.K. & Power, M.R. 2009. Role of automated mineral analysis in the characterisation of mining-related contaminated land. Geoscience in south-west England, 12, 162-170. pdf

Pirrie, D., Butcher, A.R., Power, M.R., Gottlieb, P. & Miller, G.L. 2004. Rapid quantitative mineral and phase analysis using automated scanning electron microscopy (QemSCAN); potential applications in forensic geoscience. In: Pye, K. & Croft, D. (eds) Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 232, 123-136.