AGDB measured parameter: Al2O3_pct_MS_HF

Aluminum, as aluminum trioxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion

Reference for the analytical method

Author Taggart, Joseph E., editor
Year 2002
Title Analytical methods for chemical analysis of geologic and other materials, U.S. Geological Sur
Series U.S. Geological Survey open-file report 02-223
URL http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/ofr-02-0223/
Notes Title from PDF title screen (viewed on Oct. 21, 2003). Updates Open-file report 96-525. Includes bibliographical references. Mode of access: Internet. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader (available free).
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