AGDB measured parameter: Al2O3_pct_ES_Q

Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography

Reference for the analytical method

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

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