Characterization of the Volcanic Rocks of Mount Sinabung, Simacem Village, Karo Regency, Conducted With XRD, SEM-EDX
Nababan, Sahat M
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The study of volcanic rocks characterization of Sinabung Volcano erupted on September 15, 2017. The volcanic rocks crystal system was performed with XRD, elemental analysis and microstructure with SEM-EDX. Volcanic rocks contain: Anorthite phase 87,11 (wt%), Triclinic crystal, lattice constant, a = 8.1742 Å, b = 12.844 Å, c = 14.204 Å; Quartz phase 2.26%, Hexagonal crystals, lattice constants, a = 4.799 Å, b = 4.799 Å, c = 5.379 Å; Cristobalite phase 7.72 (wt%), Tetragonal crystals, lattice constants a = 4.970 Å, b = 6.990 Å, c = 6.998 Å; Alunite phase 2.91 (wt%), Hexagonal crystals, lattice constants, a = 6.990 Å, b = 6.990 Å, c = 17.282 Å.