AGDB measured parameter: Al2O3_pct_GV_Acid

Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by gravimetric classic or standard rock analysis after acid digestion

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