AGDB measured parameter: MgO_pct_CM_Fuse

Magnesium, as magnesium oxide, in weight percent, by spectrophotometry after NaOH or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion

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 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