AGDB measured parameter: Al_pct_ES_SQ

Aluminum, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography

Reference for the analytical method

Author Arbogast, Belinda F., editor
Year 1996
Title Analytical methods manual for the Mineral Resource Surveys Program, U.S. Geological Survey
Series Open-File Report
Issue 96-525
Pages xi, 248 leaves; 28 cm
URL http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr96525
Notes This edition replaces the methods portion of Open-file report 90-668 published in 1990 -- Introduction. Includes bibliographical references.
Organization USGS-BGC

Other parameters measuring Al

Parameter Description
Al_pct_AES_AR_P Aluminum, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Al_pct_AES_Fuse Aluminum, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Al_pct_AES_HF Aluminum, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Al_pct_AES_ST Aluminum, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Al_pct_CM_Fuse Aluminum, in weight percent, by spectrophotometry after NaOH or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Al_pct_ES_Q Aluminum, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Al_pct_ES_SQ Aluminum, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Al_pct_GV_Acid Aluminum, in weight percent, by gravimetric classic or standard rock analysis after acid digestion
Al_pct_MS_AR_P Aluminum, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Al_pct_MS_HF Aluminum, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Al_pct_WDX_Fuse Aluminum, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion