"M. E. Hall" wrote:
> Hi, I was wondering if someone out there would like to discuss
> various ways of dissolving pottery and geologic standards for ICP-MS.
> Off-line or on-line is fine.
> Most of the papers I've gotten a hold of just say HF-HNO3 solutions
> (or HClO4-HF), and don't go into detail. Either that or if someone could
> provide a good solid, detailed reference that would be handy (here in Japan
> my library access to browse is limited and it helps to have specific
> references when going to the Diet library....).
> I'm trying to measure the REEs
> and some of the transition metals. I'm using Geol. Survey of
> Japan standards JG2 and JB3 to monitor precision and accuracy. From the
> values I'm getting, its clear I've got a problem in either the disolution
> or somewhere else....
Good starting points are:
I hope this helps a bit.
Dr. Stephan A. Junk
TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Lehrstuhl fuer Archaeometallurgie
Tel. +49.3731.393572 FAX +49.3731.392489