AGDB measured parameter: Nd_ppm_MS_HF

Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, 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 Nd

Parameter Description
Nd_ppm_AES_HF Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Nd_ppm_AES_HF_REE Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion, REE package
Nd_ppm_EDX Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy
Nd_ppm_ES_Q Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Nd_ppm_ES_SQ Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Nd_ppm_GV_CR Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by gravimetric classic rock analysis
Nd_ppm_MS_HF Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Nd_ppm_MS_ST Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Nd_ppm_MS_ST_REE Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion, REE package
Nd_ppm_NA Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by neutron activation
Nd_ppm_WDX_Fuse Neodymium, in parts per million by weight, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion