AGDB measured parameter: 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

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 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