CFU-PINGU

By Joaquin Alberto Cortes

University at Buffalo, SUNY (UB)

CFU Pingu is a tool to plot the usual classification diagrams of mineral phases.

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Archive Version 1.1
Published on 07 Aug 2013
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Abstract

CFU Pingu is a tool to plot the usual classification diagrams of mineral phases, based on [[https://vhub.org/tools/pingu PINGU]] engine. The input is usually the microprobe analysis in wt% of a given mineral phase that CFU-Pingu recalculate as cations per formula unit and plot in the selected diagram. The use of the program is similar to the use of [[https://vhub.org/tools/pingu PINGU]], and manuals can be found [[https://vhub.org/groups/pingu here]]. The spreadsheet with data is similar to PINGU's but with different order of elements and should have the following columns: series !SiO2 !TiO2 Al2O3 Cr2O3 Fe2O3 !FeO !BaO !SrO !MnO !MgO !NiO !CaO Na2O K2O P2O5. supported mineral phases are olivine, pyroxenes, feldspars and Fe-Ti oxides... amphiboles are coming soon!

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  • Joaquin Alberto Cortes (2017), "CFU-PINGU," https://vhub.org/resources/cfupingu.

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