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AGDB measured parameter: Y_ppm_ES_Q

Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, 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 Y:

Parameter Description
Y_ppm_AES_AR_P Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Y_ppm_AES_Fuse Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Y_ppm_AES_HF Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Y_ppm_AES_HF_REE Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion, REE package
Y_ppm_EDX Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy
Y_ppm_ES_Q Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Y_ppm_ES_SQ Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Y_ppm_GV_CR Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by gravimetric classic rock analysis
Y_ppm_MS_AR_P Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Y_ppm_MS_HF Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Y_ppm_MS_ST Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Y_ppm_MS_ST_REE Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion, REE package
Y_ppm_NA Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by neutron activation
Y_ppm_WDX_Fuse Yttrium, in parts per million by weight, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion

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