Navigation Links
Rigaku Application Note: Silicate Rock Analysis by Fusion Method
Date:1/22/2013

The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2013

Rigaku Corporation today announced a new method for silicate rock analysis by wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (WDXRF). Rigaku Application Note XRF 5018 describes silicate rock analysis by the fusion method, highlighting the performance of the Rigaku ZSX Primus II WDXRF spectrometer, and includes details for sample preparation, method calibration and repeatability. The report demonstrates that an X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF) method with a low dilution fusion technique applied to silicate rock samples can make a broad range of determinations, from major elements to trace elements, with high accuracy. The method covers most trace elements required for modern geochemical investigation, as well as rare earth elements.

Geochemical analysis of silicate rocks is an essential part of modern petrology. Concentrations of major and trace components in igneous rock samples provide important information about rock history, such as eruption or solidification, magma evolution and source materials, aiding in petrographic classification. XRF has been used for several decades for silicate rock analysis and is a standard technique for the determination of the chemical composition of major elements in silicate rocks.

Highly accurate rock analysis, however, requires the fusion method to eliminate sample heterogeneity, such as grain size and mineralogical effects. The conventional fusion method has been primarily used for the determination of major elements in silicate rock because dilution by flux significantly reduces sensitivity to trace elements. Because the pressed powder method typically employed for trace element analysis is relatively inefficient and time-consuming, however, a low dilution fusion method was developed. The low dilution fusion bead technique is designed to improve sensitivity for trace elements. This advanced method of determining the chemi
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Rigaku ZSX Primus Application Note: Lubricating Oil Analysis by WDXRF According to ASTM D6443-04
2. Rigaku Publishes New Application Note: Cement Raw Meal Analysis by Pressed Powder Method on the ZSX Primus III+
3. Rigaku Publishes New Method for Sulfur Analysis of Petroleum Products by WDXRF According to ASTM D2622-10
4. Rigaku Publishes New Application for Cement Analysis by the Pressed Powder Method on the ZSX Primus III+ According to ASTM C114-11
5. Rigaku Publishes Application Note for Low Concentration Sulfur in Petroleum-based Fuels by WDXRF According to ASTM D2622-10
6. Rigaku Publishes Application Note for Accurate Quantitative Analysis of Ferrosilicon by the Fusion Method Using ZSX Primus III+
7. Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion
8. ResearchMoz: Logic Integrated Circuit (IC) Market to 2020 - Programmable Logic Devices (PLD) and Application Specific Standard Product (ASSP) Dominate with a 78% Market Share
9. Quantum computing has applications in magnetic imaging, say Pitt researchers
10. Bio-AMD, Inc.; DSR Commercial Refinement, Prospective Patent Applications
11. FDAs Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee to Review Resubmitted Pixantrone New Drug Application on February 9, 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2015)... 2015 PRC Clinical, the Clinical ... for Regenerative Medicine (ARM). The ARM counts more ... and commercialization of transformational treatments and cures for ... California-based CRO focused in Clinical Trial Management, has ... regenerative research working with sponsors in the United ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... a science-driven healthcare company seeking to solve some of ... that Dame Marjorie Scardino , Chairman of the ... appointed to PureTech,s Board of Directors in the role ... Joi Ito , MIT Media Lab,s Director, has ... PureTech,s outgoing Chairman and co-founder, former Executive Vice President ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... 25, 2015 The 2015 Market ... is a professional and in-depth study on the ... Market with a focus on the Chinese ... market research are Linde Industrial Gas, Basf, Air ... Shandong Xinlong Group, Longsheng Group, Juhua Group, Wandali ...
(Date:5/22/2015)...  Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT ) today confirmed ... for the Second Circuit has issued a ruling upholding ... to continue distribution of NAMENDA ® (memantine HCl) ... "While we are disappointed by the ... continue our strong efforts to convey the significant benefits ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PRC Clinical Joins 200+ Member Organizations in The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) 2PRC Clinical Joins 200+ Member Organizations in The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) 3PureTech Adds Dame Marjorie Scardino to Board of Directors, Names Joi Ito as Chairman of the Board and Expands Management Team 2PureTech Adds Dame Marjorie Scardino to Board of Directors, Names Joi Ito as Chairman of the Board and Expands Management Team 3Global Hydrogen Chloride Industry 2015 Trends and Analysis Available in a New Report at DeepResearchReports.com 2Global Hydrogen Chloride Industry 2015 Trends and Analysis Available in a New Report at DeepResearchReports.com 3Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 2Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 3Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 4Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 5Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 6Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 7Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Continued Distribution of NAMENDA IR 8
... productivity and be more responsive to the needs of ... care they provide as a result of two new ... software company. API Software announced Tuesday the availability of ... ActiveStaffer scheduling application, which recently acquired two new contracts. ...
... If you're on the Midwest technology job market today, ... You've also learned something about interviewing, thank-you letters and ... ,If youre an older job seeker, though, you may ... to surmount your search: your age. Wait. Isn't age ...
... - Some of extraterrestrial expert Frank Drake s ... of 300 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Feb. 19, ... in Mountain View, Calif., explained the reasons why he ... potential methods of communicating with far-off civilizations. , ,I ...
Cached Biology Technology:API Releases New Software, Acquires Additional Contracts 2How 40-plus tech job seekers can prevent age discrimination 2How 40-plus tech job seekers can prevent age discrimination 3How 40-plus tech job seekers can prevent age discrimination 4Alien expert illuminates audience on extraterrestrial possibilities 2
(Date:5/6/2015)... LifeBEAM, a developer of bio-sensing technology, and ... that they will expand their partnership in bio-sensing sports ... helmet and the first joint project between the two ... order to give cyclists more style choices and meet ... Lazer announced their plan to release a new generation ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... , April 27, 2015  For more than four ... show has been the premier worldwide event for the ... is a must-attend event for any local, national, or ... the emerging commercial markets and current applications of unmanned ... of this projected $48 billion industry, and how it ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... 2015 Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: PSIQ), a ... is pleased to announce that Dr Gerry Bedore ... member of its scientific advisory board. ... thought leader in technology-enhanced learning models. He was a ... published studies and books focused on online student success ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):LifeBEAM and Lazer Announce Expanded Partnership in Bio-Sensing Sports Gear 2LifeBEAM and Lazer Announce Expanded Partnership in Bio-Sensing Sports Gear 3UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 2UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 3UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 4UNMANNED SYSTEMS 2015: Largest International Conference and Trade Show for the Drone and Unmanned Technology Industry 5Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 2Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 3Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 4
... to help researchers develop a better understanding of a rare ... sufferers of Mnire,s Disease to log details about their symptoms ... Mnire,s Disease affects roughly 60,000 people in the UK ... of pressure deep inside the ear. But reasons why people ...
... a $20 million joint-venture by the Agency for Science, ... (NUHS) -- is the most comprehensive centre in ... causes of metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity, ... the risks of these diseases. CNRC will also conduct ...
... and Innovation" is the theme of the annual meeting ... (AAAS 2014), which takes place in Chicago Feb. 13 ... Muenchen (TUM) and international partners, journalists are invited to ... how unlocking the natural diversity of maize and other ...
Cached Biology News:New app to monitor Ménière's Disease launched 2Asia's first under-1-roof Nutritional Research Centre set up in Singapore 2Asia's first under-1-roof Nutritional Research Centre set up in Singapore 3Asia's first under-1-roof Nutritional Research Centre set up in Singapore 4Symposia highlight smarter plant breeding for food and fuel, and nanotechnology for renewable energy 2Symposia highlight smarter plant breeding for food and fuel, and nanotechnology for renewable energy 3
... of refrigerated cold traps offers a choice ... volatility/aqueous solvents or high volatility solvents. Ideal ... concentrators/centrifugal evaporators. Also used for maintaining vapor-free ... used in electron microscopes. Can be used ...
96 Well Plate UB, RE bottom; consistent medium binding affinity for hydrophobic complexes and proteins....
96 Well Plate EB, RE bottom; high binding irradiated surface to provide increased binding affinity for hydrophilic proteins and complexes. Guaranteed coefficient of variation (CVs)....
Immulon 1 B 1x12 Strip, flat bottom; consistent medium binding affinity for hydrophobic complexes and proteins....
Biology Products: