AGDB measured parameter: Hg_ppm_AA_TR

Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by thermal release-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after KBr-H2SO4 digestion

Reference for the analytical method

Author Ward, Frederick N., editor
Year 1975
Title New and refined methods of trace analysis useful in geochemical exploration : a collection of methods additional to those presented earlier in U.S. Geological Survey bulletins 1152 and 1289
Series Bulletin
Issue 1408
Pages iv, 105 p.; 24 cm
URL http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1408
Notes Includes bibliographies.
Organization USGS-BOER

Other parameters measuring Hg

Parameter Description
Hg_ppm_AA_CV Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by cold vapor-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after acid digestion
Hg_ppm_AA_TR Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by thermal release-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after KBr-H2SO4 digestion
Hg_ppm_AA_TR_W Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by thermal release-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after KBr-H2SO4 digestion, with a willemite screen
Hg_ppm_AFS_CV Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by cold vapor-atomic fluorescence spectrophotometry
Hg_ppm_ES_Q Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Hg_ppm_ES_SQ Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Hg_ppm_MS_AR_P Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Hg_ppm_NA Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by neutron activation