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Inorganics

Id Identification Type Name Description Distinguishing Features Tags
49 Mineral Zeolite
70 Mineral Zircon Transparent colorless to pale pink. Nonpleochroic. High order birefringence. Elongate euhedra, often with inclusions aligned along the long axis of the grain. Very high relief. Straight extinction. Heavy-mineral
High-relief
silicate
inclusions
nonpleochroic
high-birefringence
transparent
152 Contaminant Zorbitrol Zorbitrol is a hydrophilic sodium acrylate polymer sometimes used to physically stabilize the surface of sediment cores. contaminant