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Yukon 1977 detailed stream sediment sample analyses by Chemex

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Stream sediment analysis, Yukon Territory 1977 detailed sampling, 11 elements by atomic absorption spectroscopy, tungsten by colorimetry, Chemex Labs Ltd., Vancouver.

Sample Classification (Analytical)

IndexSample CountSurveySample TypePrep Lab MaterialControl RefUnknown SourceDuplicates count
29     Control Reference Unspecified Yes  No 
588  Detailed stream sediment and water sampling, NTS 105A, F, H, I, 106B, C, D, E, L, central and southern Yukon, 1977. (more) NGR bulk stream sediment <177 micron (NGR) No  No  72 

Analytical Package Description

Laboratory: Chemex Labs Limited

Name: Chemex (URP stream sediment) AAS (8+Mo+Ba), CVAAS (Hg), COL(W) (more)

Chemex (Uranium Reconnaissance Program) stream sediments; atomic absorption spectroscopy (8 elements: Zn, Cu, Pb, Ni, Co, Ag, Mn, Fe; air-acetylene flame) + atomic absorption spectroscopy (molybdenum, barium; nitrous oxide-acetylene flame) + atomic absorption spectroscopy (mercury; cold vapour) + colorimetry (tungsten)

Analytical Suites:

1  Chemex (lake and stream sediments) AAS (8 elements; air-acetylene) (NGR aqua regia #4)
2  Chemex (stream sediments) AAS (Ba; nitrous oxide-acetylene, UDL=10,000ppm)
3  Chemex (lake and stream sediments) AAS (Mo; nitrous oxide-acetylene)
4  Chemex (lake and stream sediments) CVAAS (Hg)
5  Chemex colorimetry (tungsten – d.l.=4ppm; 2.5ml of Kerosene)

Analytical Methods:

IndexColumn NameSuite OrderMethod OrderSuite RepeatQuantityUnitsDetermination Limit
1  Zn_AAS    Zn  ppm 2  
2  Cu_AAS    Cu  ppm 2  
3  Pb_AAS    Pb  ppm 2  
4  Ni_AAS    Ni  ppm 2  
5  Co_AAS    Co  ppm 2  
6  Ag_AAS    Ag  ppm 0.2  
7  Mn_AAS    Mn  ppm 5  
8  Fe_AAS    Fe  percent 0.02  
9  Ba_AAS    Ba  ppm 40  
10  Mo_AAS    Mo  ppm 2  
11  Hg_AAS    Hg  ppb 10  
12  W_Col    W  ppm 4  
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