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



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Analytical Package Description

Laboratory: GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa

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:

IndexName
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  

Associated Analytical Sample Bundles:

IndexBundle IDBundle NameYear
1  210483     NGR-0073-1981-YT-SS-3   1982
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