Vanadium

Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)

EBSD analysis of a synthetic magnesium vanadate spinel crystal, MgV2O4 spinel with MgO inclusions.

Phase Map

MgV2O4 spinel Phase Map

 

EDAX Periodic Table of Elements - Vanadium

Orientation Map

MgV2O4 spinel Orientation Map

Note that the majority of the inclusions have the same orientation as the matrix.

EDAX Periodic Table of Elements - Vanadium Spinel - MgV2O4 Spinel - MgV2O4 EBSD Pattern

EDAX Periodic Table of Elements - Vanadium Periclase - MgO Periclase - MgO EBSD Pattern

H. Uchida, K. Righter, B. Lavina, M. M. Nowell, S. I. Wright, R. T. Downs, and H. Yang, “Investigation of synthetic Mg1.3V1.7O4 spinel with MgO inclusions: Case Study of a Spinel with an Apparently Occupied Interstitial Site”, American Mineralogist, in preparation (2006).