Keyword Definition

This fusion-sintering process uses sodium peroxide mixed with the sample in a zirconia crucible.  The sample is sintered at 650°C in a muffle furnace and then dissolved in a solution of 5% nitric acid.

[Description taken from, March 7th, 2016]

Hierarchical classification

Decomposition >> Acid + Fusion >> Na2O2-HNO3



Category: Decomposition techniques

The different kinds of analytical decompositions have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “fusion”, “acid” Taken from the “Analytical_Decompositions_SHARED” database table.

Associated Analytical Suites:

IndexSuite IDSuite Name
1  636     ActLabs Na2O2/HNO3 digestion, ICP-MS (As, Sb, Bi, Se, Te)

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  297     ActLabs GSC TGI4 whole rock analysis (variant #2)
2  298     ActLabs GSC TGI4 whole rock analysis (variant #3)
3  313     ActLabs GSC TGI4 whole rock analysis (variant #4)
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