TriAngle 1.2 for LibreOffice is ready!

December 5th, 2014  Posted by jmwarnsloh

The LibreOffice version of TriAngle is now ready for download at the TriAngle sub page!
It offers the same functionality like its Excel counterpart and is the ideal template for people who prefer to use free software on their PCs.

Have fun!

TriAngle paper will be printed soon!

November 21st, 2014  Posted by jmwarnsloh

Warnsloh, J.M. (2015) TriAngle: A Microsoft Excelâ„¢ spreadsheet template for the generation of triangular plots. N. Jahrb. Miner./J. Min. Geochem., 192, 1, 101-105. DOI: 10.1127/0077-7757/2014/0267

will be available in a print version beginning of next year. For the abstract you can have a look at ingentaconnect.

TriAngle 1.2 is ready!

June 2nd, 2014  Posted by jmwarnsloh

A new version of TriAngle is now ready for download at the TriAngle sub page.

New feature:

  • Changes in layout and line formats
  • Feldspar diagram looks now better due to smoothed lines
  • The manual to create individual masks got a revision and more figures

In comparison to other Excel spreadsheets for triangular plots, TriAngle offers the user the opportunity to design individual masks by simply inserting the required plotting coordinates in the pre-defined fields in the ‘Template’ worksheet. TriAngle calculates the resulting X-Y-coordinates and draws the mask.
Labels can be inserted in the same way, too.
A manual how to create individual masks and labels is shown in the worksheet ‘Manual’.

TriAngle Version 1.1 is ready for download now!

March 20th, 2014  Posted by jmwarnsloh

A new version of TriAngle is now ready for download at the TriAngle sub page.

New feature:
In comparison to other Excel spreadsheets for triangular plots, TriAngle offers the user the opportunity to design individual masks by simply inserting the required plotting coordinates in the pre-defined fields in the ‘Template’ worksheet. TriAngle calculates the resulting X-Y-coordinates and draws the mask.
Labels can be inserted in the same way, too.
A manual how to create individual masks and labels is shown in the worksheet ‘Manual’.

TriAngle: A Spreadsheet template for the Generation of Trilinear Plots

September 24th, 2013  Posted by jmwarnsloh

TriAngle is a Microsoft ExcelTM spreadsheet template to create triangular plots in an easy way.

Features:

  1. Simple to handle
  2. Automatic normalisation to 100% of inserted data
  3. No use of VBA; to adapt easily the file to other desktop and mobile spreadsheet programs which do not support VBA
  4. Automatic display of apexes titles
  5. Automatic display of a legend (can be deleted if not desired)
  6. Selection of typical masks used in the daily business of geoscientists – the user has the chance to add own masks
  7. High quality of the resulting chart for direct use in documents without reformatting with a drawing software
  8. Added data are shown immediately after insertion in the table
  9. Further masks and grids can be designed and inserted by the user

A Literature review on the Geology and Mineral Industry of Sierra Leone

September 24th, 2013  Posted by jmwarnsloh

Geologic Country Report with Emphasis on Diamonds, Gold, and Titanium (July 2011)
The Republic of Sierra Leone is located on the West Coast of Africa, between latitudes 7 and 10 north and longitudes 10.5 and 13 west.
The mining sector is a significant contributor to Sierra Leone’s economy; it accounted for about 90 % of export revenues, mainly from diamond exports, and 20 % of the gross domestic product (GDP). Sierra Leone was the world’s 10th ranked producer of diamond by volume in 2009 and the world’s third ranked producer of rutile.

Geochemical composition of sedimentary rocks and imprint of hydrothermal fluid flow at the Variscan front – an example from the RWTH-1 well (Germany)

March 27th, 2012  Posted by jmwarnsloh

The mineralogical and chemical characteristics of Palaeozoic rocks in the northern Eifel Mountains provide information on the sedimentary provenance in the NW Rhenohercynian Basin and on the mineralogical and hydrothermal control of trace element abundance. Elements mainly bound to illite (i.e. V, Ni, Rb, Sr, Cu, Ba) can be distinguished from elements predominantly controlled by chromite (Cr) and zircon (Zr). Lower Devonian and Upper Carboniferous units have similar

Minerals of the pyrochlore group as niobium-ore

March 27th, 2012  Posted by jmwarnsloh

In comparison to other commodities, e.g. gold, niobium-ores are related to a small number of igneous rocks, in particular carbonatites and genetically-related silicate-carbonate rocks.
Within these rocks niobium is segregated principally in oxide minerals such as the pyrochlore-microlite solid solution series (Ca,Na)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(O,OH,F) and niobian perovskite (Ca,Na)(Ti,Nb)O3. At least four other Nb minerals can occur in sufficient quantities to dominate or affect the niobium content of a carbonatite. They include ferrocolumbite FeNb2O6, fersmite (Ca,REE,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6, niocalite Ca4NbSi2O10(O,F), and wöhlerite NaCa2(Zr,Nb)Si2O8(O,OH,F). Pyrochlore is the dominant niobium host and the only mineral

Wakefieldite-(La), LaVO4 , a new mineral species from the Glucksstern Mine, Friedrichroda, Thuringia, Germany

March 27th, 2012  Posted by jmwarnsloh

Wakefieldite-(La), ideally LaVO4, is a new mineral from the long abandoned Glücksstern Mine, Gottlob hill, Friedrichroda, Thuringia, Germany. The mineral occurs as light pinkish to brown prismatic crystals up to 0.5 mm in length. Wakefieldite-(La) is associated with hausmannite, baryte and gottlobite. The streak is white, the Mohs hardness 4 and the luster adamantine. The crystals are transparent to translucent. Electron microprobe analysis

Geochemical composition of sedimentary rocks and imprint of hydrothermal fluid flow at the Variscan front – an example from the RWTH-1 well

March 26th, 2012  Posted by jmwarnsloh

The RWTH-1 well within Aachen offers outstanding conditions for the study of Devonian to Carboniferous sedimentary rocks in the NW Rhenohercynian close to the Brabant Massif. The geochemical data obtained from core and cutting samples provide information on the depositional history (Lower Devonian, Siegenian, to Upper Carboniferous, Namurian to Westphalian) of the NW-Rhenohercynian basin and set constraints on the mineralogical and hydrothermal control on trace element abundance in the northern Eifel region