AGDB analytical method: AA_GF_HF

Arsenic, gold, bismuth, indium, antimony, tellurium and thallium by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry after multi-acid digestion with HF and selective organic extraction with Aliquat 336-MIBK.

Bibliographic reference

Author Doughten, Michael W., and Grossman, Jeffrey N.
Year 1993
Title Method descriptions and bibliography of routine work performed by the Branch of Geochemistry analytical laboratories, U.S. Geological Survey
Series Open-File Report
Issue 93-1-B
Pages 16 leaves; 28 cm
URL http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr931B
Notes Includes bibliographical references (leaves 14-16). Demonstrates how output from the REPORT program looks and documents current analytical methods at the USGS
Organization USGS-BGC

Parameters using this method

Parameter Description
Au_ppm_AA_GF_HF Gold, in parts per million by weight, by graphite furnace-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF and HBr-Br2
In_ppm_AA_GF_HF Indium, in parts per million by weight, by graphite furnace-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF and HBr-Br2
Sb_ppm_AA_GF_HF Antimony, in parts per million by weight, by graphite furnace-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF
Te_ppm_AA_GF_HF Tellurium, in parts per million by weight, by graphite furnace-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF and HBr-Br2
Tl_ppm_AA_GF_HF Thallium, in parts per million by weight, by graphite furnace-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF and HBr-Br2