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AGDB measured parameter: Mg_pct_ES_Q

Magnesium, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography

Reference for the analytical method

Author Baedecker, Philip A., editor
Year 1987
Title Methods for geochemical analysis
Series Bulletin
Issue 1770
Pages 1 v.: ill.; 28 cm
URL http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1770
Notes Includes bibliographies. Analytical methods used in the Geologic Division laboratories of the U.S. Geological Survey for the inorganic chemical analysis of rock and mineral samples.
Organization USGS-BAL

Other parameters measuring Mg:

Parameter Description
Mg_meq100g_AA_F_CX_P Magnesium, in milliequivalents per 100 grams, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after partial digestion and cation exchange
Mg_meqL_AA_F_H2O_P Magnesium, in milliequivalent grams per liter, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after solution extraction
Mg_pct_AA_F_Fuse Magnesium, in weight percent, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Mg_pct_AES_AR_P Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Mg_pct_AES_Fuse Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Mg_pct_AES_HF Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Mg_pct_AES_ST Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Mg_pct_ES_Q Magnesium, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Mg_pct_ES_SQ Magnesium, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Mg_pct_MS_AR_P Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Mg_pct_MS_HF Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Mg_pct_WDX_Fuse Magnesium, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion

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