AGDB measured parameter: Al2O3_pct_AES_Fuse

Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion

Reference for the analytical method

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

Other parameters measuring Al2O3

Parameter Description
Al2O3_pct_AES_AR_P Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Al2O3_pct_AES_Fuse Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Al2O3_pct_AES_HF Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Al2O3_pct_AES_ST Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Al2O3_pct_CM_Fuse Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by spectrophotometry after NaOH or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Al2O3_pct_ES_Q Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Al2O3_pct_ES_SQ Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Al2O3_pct_GV_Acid Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by gravimetric classic or standard rock analysis after acid digestion
Al2O3_pct_MS_HF Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Al2O3_pct_WDX_Fuse Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion