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Chemex AAS (As; hydride evolution) (details not specified explicitly)

Chemex, atomic absorption spectroscopy - hydride evolution (arsenic)(details not specified explicitly)

General Methodology:

The element was determined by atomic absorption using a hydride evolution method wherein the hydride (AsH3 or SbH3) is evolved and passed through a heated quartz tube in the light path of an atomic absorption spectrophotometer.  The method is described by Aslin (1976).

Details of sample are not specified explicitly in open file.


Aslin, G.E.M. (1976).  The determination of arsenic and antimony in geological materials by flameless atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Journal of Geochemical Exploration v6, p321-330.

Instrument: unstated

Sample material: solid

Sample weight: 1000 milligrams

Analytical Technique:

Hierarchical classification

Technique >> Spectroscopy >> Electromagnetic radiation >> Visible-ultraviolet >> Atomic >> Absorption >> Hydride



Analytical Decomposition:

Hierarchical classification

Decomposition >> Aqueous dissolution >> Acid >> Moderate Acid >> Aqua Regia (s.l.)


Aqua Regia (s.s.) | Lefort | Aqua Regia (Acme/BVM) | Aqua regia (NGR) | Aqua regia (NASGLP)

Analytical Methods:

IndexMethod OrderMethod IDQuantityDetection Limit
1  3440     As_AAS  1

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  294     Chemex (NGR lake sed 1983 samples) AAS (8+4), CVAAS (Hg), LOI500, U, ISE( F)
2  365     Chemex (URP lake sediment) AAS(8+Mo+V+As), LOI
3  366     Chemex (URP lake sediment) AAS(8+Mo+As), ISE(F), LOI
4  387     Chemex (NGR lake sediment, 1982 samples) AAS (8+4), CVAAS (Hg), LOI500, U, ISE(F)
5  390     Chemex (NGR stream sediment) AAS (8+3), cold vapour (Hg), COL(W), NADNC(U)
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