AGDB measured parameter: Ta_ppm_MS_HF

Tantalum, 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 Ta

Parameter Description
Ta_ppm_AA_F_HF Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry after multi-acid digestion with HF
Ta_ppm_AES_HF Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Ta_ppm_ES_SQ Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by semi-quantitative visual 6-step or direct reader direct-current arc emission spectrography
Ta_ppm_MS_AR_P Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after partial digestion with aqua regia
Ta_ppm_MS_HF Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after HF-HCl-HNO3-HClO4 digestion
Ta_ppm_MS_ST Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion
Ta_ppm_MS_ST_REE Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectroscopy after Na2O2 sinter digestion, REE package
Ta_ppm_NA Tantalum, in parts per million by weight, by neutron activation