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The thoughts to be had for the chemical research of silicate with out an appreciation of what occurs in among. rocks have gone through a revolution over the past 30 years. even though, to exploit an analytical method so much successfully, not is the analytical stability the one tool used it truly is necessary to comprehend its analytical features, in for quantitative dimension, because it was once within the days of classi­ specific the excitation mechanism and the reaction of the cal gravimetric methods. a large choice of instrumental sign detection process. during this ebook, those features thoughts is now conventional for silicate rock research, were defined inside of a framework of sensible ana­ together with a few that comprise excitation resources and detec­ lytical aplications, in particular for the regimen multi-element tion structures which have been constructed basically within the previous couple of research of silicate rocks. All analytical ideas on hand years. those instrumental advancements now enable a large for regimen silicate rock research are mentioned, together with diversity of hint components to be decided on a regimen foundation. a few extra really good tactics. enough aspect is In parallel with those fascinating advances, clients have tended integrated to supply practitioners of geochemistry with an organization to develop into extra distant from the knowledge construction procedure. base from which to evaluate present functionality, and in a few this is often, partially, an inevitable results of the common intro­ circumstances, destiny advancements.

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The H 20 + listed above represents 'structural' water. All other elements are reported as parts per million element, and one convention that has generally been used is to list these elements in alphabetic order. 23. Data are usually reported to one more figure than can be quoted with confidence (significant figure convention). Less significant figures are therefore rounded up or down as appropriate. 5003 l. 3166 l. o, Dy2 0 3 67 Ho 20, 68 Er 20 3 69 Tm 2 0 3 70 Yb,0 3 71 Lu,0 3 72 Hf0 2 73 74 75 76 oso.

The distribution and compilation of data for these materials is 30 closely associated with the work of Flanagan (1967, 1969, 1973, 1976). The USGS II reference materials represent some of the most reliably analysed samples to date and are the ones most commonly quoted when it is desired to establish the accuracy of a technique. None of these samples is now available for distribution. Further series of reference materials were distributed by the US Geological Survey. Other agencies also involved in this field of activity included two French research institutes, the Centre de Recherches Petrographiques et Geochemiques (CRPG), and later the Association Nationale de Ia Recherche Technique (ANRT) (reference material distribution coordinated by H.

AND74 A. Ando, H. Kurawasa, T. Ohmori and E. Takeda (1974) Geochem. J. 8, 175-192. AND75 A. Ando, H. Kurawasa, T. Ohmori and S. Uchiumi (1975) Ceo/. Surv. Japan Bull. 26, 17-(335) to 30-(348). BOW79 W. S. Bowman, G. H. Faye, R. Sutamo, J. A. McKeague and H. Kodama (1979) Geostand. News/ell. 3, 109-113. BUR85 K. E. Burke (1985) Geostand. News/ell. 9, 69-78. DYB79 R. Dybczynski, A. Tugsavul and 0. Suschny (1979) Geostand. News/ell. 3, 61-87. J. Flanagan (1976) US Geol. Surv. Prof. Paper 840, 131-183.

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