AGDB measured parameter: Hg_ppm_ES_Q

Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography

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 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