Multielement Analysis Of Geologic Materials By Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy

The Emphasis In Geochemistry On Multi-Element Analysis Of A Variety Of Natural Materials Has Stimulated Interest In The Application Of Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy (Rcp) To The Analysis Of Geologic Materials. Achievement Of The Requisite Flexibility And Capability Necessitates That Compromise Procedures And Instrument Configuration Be Used To Accommodate The Varied Requirements. A Realistic Assessment Of The Quality Of Analytical Data Must Consider The Entire Sample Preparation And Analytical Process And The Effects Of Inter-Element Interaction And Interference In The Sample Matrices Actually Encountered. Statistical Evaluation Of Determinations Made Over One Year From Replicate Samples Within And Between Analytical Sessions And From Repeated Analysis Of Reference Standard Rocks Has Permitted Estimation Of Realistic Empirical Measures Of Precision, Limits Of Quantitative Determination, And Accuracy. The Quality Of Analytical Data Is Generally Satisfactory For Most Multi-Element Geochemical Exploration Applications And For Many Petrologic Investigations. Egi Reference Number Gl04033

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Original ID 707FA52A850443E4BD97747073312E4A
Index Date 2014-06-17T12:41:08
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Name Odin D. Christensen And Ruth L. Kroneman
Email sbivens@egi.utah.edu

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North Bound 42
South Bound 37
East Bound -109.04
West Bound -114.07