Fluorapatite SXES spectrum, 5 keV e- beam, CSIRO 2016

Measurement details

Description SXES spectrum of Apatite-(F)
Reference CSIRO SXES database by C. M. MacRae, N. C. Wilson, and A. Torpy, CSIRO Mineral Resources
Date measured 2016-09-27
Material Fluorapatite [ Ca5(PO4)3F ]
Specimen Ca5(PO4)3F HyperI-39 Fluorapatite [CSIRO - Microbeam Laboratory Standards], Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada
Related specimen P-0337 Wilberforce apatite [CSIRO - Microbeam Laboratory Standards], Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada. Museums Victoria, unknown catalog number. Natural mineral specimen
Technique Soft x-ray emission spectroscopy (SXES)
Instrument JEOL 8530F
Probe 5 keV electron beam
Beam current 99.9 nA
Grating 50XL
Acquisition time 640 s
Channel count 2048
Energy range 46.8109 … 170.472 eV
Intensity range 160.813 … 5116.93 counts
Integral 1.3811×106 counts


Composition of Fluorapatite in specimen "Ca5(PO4)3F HyperI-39 Fluorapatite" [CSIRO].
Element Atoms At% Wt%
Ca 5 23.8 39.7
P 3 14.3 18.4
O 12 57.1 38.1
F 1 4.76 3.77

Measurement spectrum


Measurement image

SXES spectrum of Apatite-(F)