Analytical Suite Metadata

GSC (stream sediments) COL (P2O5)

Geological Survey of Canada, stream sediments; colorimetry (P2O5)

General Methodology:

P2O5 was determined colorimetrically using the H2SO4 and ammonium molybdate method after sample decomposition using HNO3-HCl-HClO4.

Instrument: unstated

Sample material: solid

Sample weight: unstated

Analytical Technique:

Hierarchical classification

Technique >> Photometry >> Colorimetry



Analytical Decomposition:

Hierarchical classification

Decomposition >> Aqueous dissolution >> Acid >> Moderate Acid >> HNO3 + … >> HNO3-HCl-HClO4



Analytical Methods:

IndexMethod OrderMethod IDQuantityDetection Limit
1  1154     P2O5_Col  0.04

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  381     GSC (stream sediments) AAS (As+ Sb+Cd+Ba), CVAAS (Hg), COL(P2O5)
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