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pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 65, Issue 1, pp 147–151 | Cite as

A portable magnetic susceptibility meter for measurements on rocks in situ and in laboratory

  • Sakti K. Biswas
  • Dharatrmjit G. Sarma
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Summary

An instrument for the measurement of the magnetic susceptibility of rocks in situ or in the laboratory has been described. The instrument is a completely portable and transistorised unit having a range from 5 to 50000×10−6 CGS units of volume susceptibility. The accuracy of measurements is ±5%. It is rapid and simple in operation.

Keywords

Magnetic Susceptibility Volume Susceptibility Transistorise Unit 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sakti K. Biswas
    • 1
  • Dharatrmjit G. Sarma
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Geophysics DivisionGeological Survey of IndiaCalcutta-16India
  2. 2.Geological Survey of IndiaIndia
  3. 3.National Geophysical Research InstituteHyderabad-7India

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