AGDB measured parameter: Si_pct_GV_Fuse

Silicon, in weight percent, by gravimetric classic or standard rock analysis after fusion digestion

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 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