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Cantech (stream sediment) AAS (Bi, Se; flameless)

Cantech, stream sediment; AAS (Bismuth, Selenium; flameless)

General Methodology:

A 1000 mg portion of prepared sample was digested in an acid mixture (3:1 nitric: hydrochloric acids) in a water bath at 90° C for 2 hours.  After cooling, adjusting the final volume and allowing the solids to settle, an aliquot of solution was removed and analysed for bismuth and selenium by flameless atomic absorption spectrometry using sodium hydride as reductant.  The hydrides were passed through a heated quartz cell where the absorption was measured.

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  2285     Bi_AAS  0.1
2  2286     Se_AAS  0.1

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  316     Cantech (NGR stream sediment) AAS(8+Cd,Mo,V,Sn), CV(Hg), LOI, F, Bi, Se
2  457     Cantech (NGR stream sediment) AAS(Bi, Se; flameless)
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