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Table 7 XRD analysis results of the outer casing granite blocks samples of Mykerinos pyramid

From: Sustainability problems of the Giza pyramids

Ref. codeMineral nameChemical formula
01-070-2537Quartz lowSiO2
01-078-1995AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
01-078-1254 SiO2
01-083-1604MicroclineKAlSi3O8
01-072-2300Kaolinite-1AAl2Si2O5(OH)4
00-004-0594ActinoliteCa–Mg–Fe+2–SiO2–OH
00-046-1409Muscovite-2M1, vanadian barian(K, Ba, Na)0.75 (Al, Mg, Cr, V)2 (Si, Al, V)4 O10 (OH, O)2