AGDB measured parameter: Hg_ppm_NA

Mercury, in parts per million by weight, by neutron activation

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 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