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Type: lab data

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Bundle Description

NGR stream sediment analysis, Yukon and Northwest Territories 1981, NTS 105I, 5 elements by atomic absorption spectroscopy, P2O5 by colorimetry, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa.

These analytical data are published in GSC OF 868.

Sample Classification (Analytical)

IndexSample CountSurveySample TypePrep Lab MaterialControl RefUnknown SourceDuplicates count
58     Control Reference Unspecified Yes  No 
1100  NGR stream sediment and water survey, NTS 105I, Nahanni, Yukon and Northwest Territories, 1981 (more) NGR bulk stream sediment HMC non-ferromagnetic fraction No  No  116 

Analytical Package Description

Laboratory: GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa

Name: GSC (stream sediments) AAS (As+ Sb+Cd+Ba), CVAAS (Hg), COL(P2O5) (more)

Geological Survey of Canada, stream sediments; atomic absorption spectroscopy (arsenic, antimony; hydride) + atomic absorption spectroscopy (mercury; cold vapour) + atomic absorption spectroscopy (cadmium; air-acetylene flame) + atomic absorption spectroscopy (barium; nitrous oxide-acetylene flame) + colorimetry (P2O5)

Analytical Suites:

1  GSC (stream sediments) AAS (As, Sb; hydride formed with a Na borohydride reducing agent)
2  GSC (stream sediments) AAS (Hg; vapour atomized in a silica heated tube)
3  GSC (stream sediments) AAS (Cd; air-acetylene flame using multi-acid total digestion)
4  GSC (stream sediments) COL (P2O5)
5  GSC (stream sediments) AAS (Ba; nitrous oxide-acetylene using a multi-acid total digestion)

Analytical Methods:

IndexColumn NameSuite OrderMethod OrderSuite RepeatQuantityUnitsDetermination Limit
1  As_AAS    As  ppm 0.4  
2  Sb_AAS    Sb  ppm 0.4  
3  Hg_AAS    Hg  ppb 30  
4  Cd_AAS    Cd  ppm 0.2  
5  P2O5_Col    P2O5  percent 0.04  
6  Ba_AAS    Ba  ppm 0.02  
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