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Information about methods of analysis in the NGS

Click on any element in the chart below for a list of which analytical methods were done and to see national maps showing the distributions by analytical method of each element. The quality of each method for determining the element is also noted. No data are available for elements shown in pink fields or for elements not shown on the chart (gases, radioactive elements).

Lithium Beryllium Boron Carbon Nitrogen Oxygen Fluorine Sodium Magnesium Aluminum Silicon Phosphorus Sulfur Chlorine Zinc Gallium Germanium Arsenic Selenium Bromine Potassium Calcium Manganese Iron Copper Scandium Vanadium Chromium Titanium Cobalt Nickel Rubidium Strontium Molybdenum Technecium Ruthenium Palladium Silver Cadmium Indium Tin Yttrium Zirconium Niobium Rhodium Antimony Tellurium Iodine Cesium Barium Rhenium Osmium Gold Mercury Thallium Lead Tungsten Platinum Lanthanum Hafnium Tantalum Iridium Bismuth Samarium Europium Dysprosium Holmium Erbium Thulium Neodymium Promethium Cerium Praseodymium Gadolinium Terbium Ytterbium Lutetium Protactinium Uranium Thorium

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