AGDB analytical method: FA_MS

Platinum group elements by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry after NiS fire assay chemical separation.

Bibliographic reference

Author Arbogast, Belinda F., editor
Year 1996
Title Analytical methods manual for the Mineral Resource Surveys Program, U.S. Geological Survey
Series Open-File Report
Issue 96-525
Pages xi, 248 leaves; 28 cm
URL http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr96525
Notes This edition replaces the methods portion of Open-file report 90-668 published in 1990 -- Introduction. Includes bibliographical references.
Organization USGS-BGC

Parameters using this method

Parameter Description
Au_ppm_FA_MS Gold, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Ir_ppm_FA_MS Iridium, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Os_ppm_FA_MS Osmium, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Pd_ppm_FA_MS Palladium, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Pt_ppm_FA_MS Platinum, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Re_ppm_FA_MS Rhenium, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Rh_ppm_FA_MS Rhodium, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy
Ru_ppm_FA_MS Ruthenium, in parts per million by weight, by NiS fire assay and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy