MinChem: A Prototype Petrologic Database for Hanford Site Sediments

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A prototype petrologic database (MinChem) has been under continual development for several years. MinChem contains petrologic, mineralogical, and bulk-rock geochemical data for Hanford Site sediments collected over multiple decades. The database is in relational form and consists of a series of related tables modeled after the Hanford Environmental Information System HEIS (BHI 2002) structures. The HEIS-compatible tables were created in anticipation of eventual migration into HEIS, or some future form of HEIS (e.g. HEIS-GEO). There are currently a total of 13,129 results in MinChem from 521 samples collected at 381 different sampling sites. These data come from 19 different original ... continued below

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Mackley, Rob D.; Last, George V.; Serkowski, John A.; Middleton, Lisa A. & Cantrell, Kirk J. September 1, 2010.

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A prototype petrologic database (MinChem) has been under continual development for several years. MinChem contains petrologic, mineralogical, and bulk-rock geochemical data for Hanford Site sediments collected over multiple decades. The database is in relational form and consists of a series of related tables modeled after the Hanford Environmental Information System HEIS (BHI 2002) structures. The HEIS-compatible tables were created in anticipation of eventual migration into HEIS, or some future form of HEIS (e.g. HEIS-GEO). There are currently a total of 13,129 results in MinChem from 521 samples collected at 381 different sampling sites. These data come from 19 different original source documents published and unpublished (e.g. letter reports) between 1976 and 2009. The data in MinChem consist of results from analytical methods such as optical and electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, x-ray fluorescence, and electron probe microanalysis.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-19803
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1000164 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1000164
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc831599

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Mackley, Rob D.; Last, George V.; Serkowski, John A.; Middleton, Lisa A. & Cantrell, Kirk J. MinChem: A Prototype Petrologic Database for Hanford Site Sediments, report, September 1, 2010; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831599/: accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.