This law relates the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation to the diffraction angle and the lattice spacing in a crystalline sample.
These diffracted X-rays are then detected, processed and counted.
By scanning the sample through a range of 2angles, all possible diffraction directions of the lattice should be attained due to the random orientation of the powdered material.
Conversion of the diffraction peaks to d-spacings allows identification of the mineral because each mineral has a set of unique d-spacings.
These X-rays are directed at the sample, and the diffracted rays are collected.
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