Advances in Meteorology / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Ground-Based Polarimetric Remote Sensing of Dust Aerosol Properties in Chinese Deserts near Hexi Corridor

Table 2

Complex refractive indices of minerals derived from some references.

Mineral dustReferences

Illite1.4130.000773[5]
Kaolinite1.4930.000048[5]
Montmorillonite1.5230.000038[5]
Limestone (98% Calcite)1.6550 (o-ray)[27]
1.4850 (e-ray)
Feldspar1.5-1.60.001–0.00001[28]
Hematite3.00.1–0.01[29]
Quartz1.540[28]
White clay1.50–1.700.00001–0.001[30]
Green clay1.50–1.700.00001–0.001[30]