Another easier way to get rid of H2S is to let the mixture of CO2 and H2S pass
through a Ag3PO4 trap at 150 degree C.
I also heard that to allow the CO2+H2S react with Zn at 450 degree C for about 30
minutes before you heat the iron during graphitization. Any comments about that?
Carolyn Colonero wrote:
> Dear Graeme
> I think the plastic bottles are OK for the short time storage. we regular
> do 13C and 14C analyses and most samples come in plastic Nalgen bottles. I
> have some experience with brines, they are horrible.
> I found that the best way to clean that kind of samples from S compounds is
> purification of CO2 after extraction from solution. I collected gas in the
> tube with Cu, CuO and Ag sealed them of and heated for 2-3 hours under t=525C.
> That method works fine and we did not have a problem with graphitization
> after this purification.
> Alex Cherkinsky
> Dr.Alexander Cherkinsky
> Geochron laboratories,
> Radiocarbon Lab Manager
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> At 10:57 AM 11/21/01 +1300, you wrote:
> Are plastic (PVC) bottles adequate for short term (days) storage of
> before extraction of C for 13C and 14C analysis?
> What is the best way to treat for sulfur in the oilfield brines before
> extracting the CO2 ?
> Graeme Lyon
> Dr G L Lyon,
> Rafter Building,
> Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd,
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> New Zealand
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