AGDB measured parameter: S_pct_WDX_Fuse

Total sulfur, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion

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 S

Parameter Description
S_pct_AES_HF Total sulfur, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
S_pct_CB_IRC Total sulfur, in weight percent, by combustion and infrared detector
S_pct_CB_TT Total sulfur, in weight percent, by combustion and iodometric titration
S_pct_MS_AR_P Total sulfur, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
S_pct_WDX_Fuse Total sulfur, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion