AGDB measured parameter: Si_pct_AES_Fuse

Silicon, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or 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 Si

Parameter Description
Si_pct_AES_Fuse Silicon, in weight percent, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Si_pct_CM_Fuse Silicon, in weight percent, by spectrophotometry after NaOH or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion
Si_pct_ES_Q Silicon, in weight percent, by quantitative direct-current arc emission spectrography
Si_pct_ES_SQ Silicon, in weight percent, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Si_pct_GV_Fuse Silicon, in weight percent, by gravimetric classic or standard rock analysis after fusion digestion
Si_pct_WDX_Fuse Silicon, in weight percent, by wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy after LiBO2 or LiBO2-Li2B4O7 fusion