AGDB measured parameter: Gd_ppm_MS_HF

Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, 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 Gd

Parameter Description
Gd_ppm_AES_HF Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Gd_ppm_AES_HF_REE Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion, REE package
Gd_ppm_ES_Q Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Gd_ppm_ES_SQ Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Gd_ppm_GV_CR Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by gravimetric classic rock analysis
Gd_ppm_MS_HF Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Gd_ppm_MS_ST Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Gd_ppm_MS_ST_REE Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion, REE package
Gd_ppm_NA Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by neutron activation
Gd_ppm_WDX_Fuse Gadolinium, in parts per million by weight, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion