AGDB analytical method: AA_FE

Sodium and potassium by flame emission spectometry (flame photometry) after HF-HClO4 dissolution or LiBO2 fusion.

Bibliographic reference

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

Parameters using this method

Parameter Description
K2O_pct_AA_FE Potassium, as potassium oxide, in weight percent, by flame emission spectroscopy after multi-acid digestion with HF, or after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
K_pct_AA_FE Potassium, in weight percent, by flame emission spectroscopy after multi-acid digestion with HF, or after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Na2O_pct_AA_FE Sodium, as sodium oxide, in weight percent, by flame emission spectroscopy after multi-acid digestion with HF, or after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Na_pct_AA_FE Sodium, in weight percent, by flame emission spectroscopy after multi-acid digestion with HF, or after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion