AGDB measured parameter: Mg_pct_MS_HF

Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion

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 Mg

Parameter Description
Mg_meq100g_AA_F_CX_P Magnesium, in milliequivalents per 100 grams, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after partial digestion and cation exchange
Mg_meqL_AA_F_H2O_P Magnesium, in milliequivalent grams per liter, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after solution extraction
Mg_pct_AA_F_Fuse Magnesium, in weight percent, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Mg_pct_AES_AR_P Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Mg_pct_AES_Fuse Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Mg_pct_AES_HF Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Mg_pct_AES_ST Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Mg_pct_ES_Q Magnesium, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Mg_pct_ES_SQ Magnesium, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Mg_pct_MS_AR_P Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Mg_pct_MS_HF Magnesium, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Mg_pct_WDX_Fuse Magnesium, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion