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GSC Resource Geochemistry lake sediment analysis, Bear-Slave Operation



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Laboratory: GSC: Resource Geochemistry Subdivision Laboratories, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa

Lake sediments collected during the Bear-Slave Operation in 1972 were analysed by a variety of techniques at the Resource Geochemistry Subdivision Laboratories, GSC Ottawa.

Analytical Suites:

IndexName
1  GSC atomic absorption spectroscopy:4 elements: Zn, Ag, Mn, Li
2  GSC cold vapour atomic absorption spectroscopy: Hg
3  GSC: uranium by fluorometry
4  GSC: As and Sb by colorimetry
5  GSC: direct-reading emission spectrophotometry (20 elements)
6  GSC: estimation of organic carbon by colorimetry

Analytical Methods:

IndexColumn NameSuite OrderMethod OrderSuite RepeatQuantityUnitsDetermination Limit
1  Zn_AAS    Zn  ppm 2  
2  Ag_AAS    Ag  ppm 0.1  
3  Mn_AAS    Mn  ppm 10  
4  Li_AAS    Li  ppm 1  
5  Hg_CVAAS    Hg  ppb 2  
6  U_Fluor    U  ppm 0.2  
7  As_Col    As  ppm 0.2  
8  Sb_Col    Sb  ppm 0.1  
9  Pb_AES    Pb  ppm 2  
10  V_AES    V  ppm 3  
11  Mo_AES    Mo  ppm 0.2  
12  Cr_AES    Cr  ppm 1  
13  Cu_AES    Cu  ppm 1  
14  Co_AES    Co  ppm 2  
15  Ni_AES    Ni  ppm 2  
16  Be_AES    Be  ppm 0.2  
17  La_AES    La  ppm 10  
18  Y_AES  10    Y  ppm 5  
19  Zr_AES  11    Zr  ppm 25  
20  Ba_AES  12    Ba  ppm 3  
21  Ti_AES  13    Ti  ppm 7  
22  Ca_AES  14    Ca  percent  
23  Mg_AES  15    Mg  percent  
24  Fe_AES  16    Fe  percent  
25  K_AES  17    K  percent  
26  Sn_AES  18    Sn  ppm 2  
27  Si_AES  19    Si  percent  
28  Al_AES  20    Al  percent  
29  Opt_Dens    OptDens  Dimensionless2  

Associated Analytical Sample Bundles:

IndexBundle IDBundle NameYear
1  211153     Bear-Slave Operation; near-shore lake sediments – GSC analysis   1973
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