AGDB measured parameter: MgO_pct_AA_F_Fuse

Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion

Reference for the analytical method

Author Doughten, Michael W., and Grossman, Jeffrey N.
Year 1993
Title Method descriptions and bibliography of routine work performed by the Branch of Geochemistry analytical laboratories, U.S. Geological Survey
Series Open-File Report
Issue 93-1-B
Pages 16 leaves; 28 cm
URL http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr931B
Notes Includes bibliographical references (leaves 14-16). Demonstrates how output from the REPORT program looks and documents current analytical methods at the USGS
Organization USGS-BGC

Other parameters measuring MgO

Parameter Description
MgO_pct_AA_F_Fuse Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
MgO_pct_AA_F_HF Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF
MgO_pct_AES_AR_P Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
MgO_pct_AES_Fuse Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
MgO_pct_AES_HF Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
MgO_pct_AES_ST Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
MgO_pct_CM_Fuse Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by spectrophotometry after NaOH or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
MgO_pct_ES_Q Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
MgO_pct_ES_SQ Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
MgO_pct_GV_Acid Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by gravimetric classic or standard rock analysis after acid digestion
MgO_pct_MS_HF Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
MgO_pct_WDX_Fuse Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion