AGDB analytical method: GV

Density, moisture and weight by gravimetry; ash or loss on ignition by weight loss after heating at 900 degrees C.

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
AcidInsol_pct_GV Acid-insoluble residue, in weight percent, by gravimetry
Ash_pct_GV Ash, in weight percent, by gravimetry
DensB_gcc_GV Bulk density, in grams per cubic centimeter, by gravimetry
DensP_gcc_GV Powder density, in grams per cubic centimeter, by gravimetry
Gas_pct_GV Gas content, in weight percent, by gravimetry
H2Oa_galton_GV Water assay, in gallons per ton, by gravimetry
H2Om_pct_GV Moisture or nonessential water, in weight percent, by gravimetry after heating
HCsol_pct_GV Soluble hydrocarbons, in weight percent, by gravimetry
LOI_pct_GV Loss on ignition, in weight percent, by gravimetry after heating/combustion at 900 degrees - 925 degreesC
OilA_galton_GV Oil assay, in gallons per ton, by gravimetry
OilG_gcc_GV Oil gravity, in grams per cubic centimeter, by gravimetry
Oil_pct_GV Oil, in weight percent, by gravimetry
SatInd_SI_GV Saturation index, in weight percent, by gravimetry
SplWtAu_g_GV Sample weight for gold analysis, in grams, by gravimetry
SplWtFA_g_GV Sample weight for fire assay analysis, in grams, by gravimetry