Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483230283, 9781483274843

Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geology

1st Edition

Authors: Ernest E. Angino Gale K. Billings
eBook ISBN: 9781483274843
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 1967
Page Count: 154
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Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in Geology focuses on the applications of atomic absorption spectrometry in geology, including the analysis of metals, rocks, sediments, and minerals.
The manuscript first offers information on the theory of atomic absorption spectrophotometry and instrumentation. Discussions focus on the relationship of atomic absorption with atomic concentration; variations in shapes and widths of atomic spectral lines; variations in atomic spectral lines; sample vaporization; and light sources. The book then examines interferences, including spectral, ionization, chemical, and molecular interferences.
The publication takes a look at hydrogeochemistry and ore analysis. Topics include freshwater and seawater, zinc and cadmium, mercury, silver, gold, copper, lead, and nickel. The text also ponders on rock and mineral analysis, sediments, isotopes and noble gases, as well as silicate and sulfide minerals, organic fraction of sediments, and lithium, uranium, boron, and mercury isotopes.
The manuscript is a dependable reference for readers interested in atomic absorption spectrometry.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Part I. Theory and Instrumentation Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Theory Relationship of Atomic Absorption to Atomic Concentration Variations in Shapes and Widths of Atomic Spectral Lines Curvature of the Calibration Graph Analyzable Elements Chapter 3. Instrumentation Introduction Light Sources Sample Vaporization Wavelength Selector Detector Raedout System Complete Instruments Methods of Increasing Sensitivity Chapter 4. Interferences Spectral Interference Ionization Interference Chemical Interference Molecular Absorption Specific Element Interferences Appendix to Chapter 4 Part II. Methods and Applications Chapter 5. Hydrogeochemistry Fresh Water Sea Water Brines Chapter 6. Ore Analysis Introduction Copper, Zinc, Lead, Nickel Zinc and Cadmium Mercury Silver Gold Determination of Trace Metals in Petroleum Crude Oils Coal Ash Chapter 7. Rock and Mineral Analysis Silicate Rocks Lavas Silicate Minerals Trace Metals in Quartz and Jasperoid Sulfide Minerals Limestones Chapter 8. Recent Sediments Total Sediment Analysis and Silty Sediments Carbonate, Organic-Rich and Leached Sediments Skeletal Materials Organic Fractions of Recent Sediments Chapter 9. Isotopes and Noble Gases Lithium Isotopes Uranium Isotopes Boron Isotopes Mercury Isotopes Noble Gases References Index


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Ernest E. Angino

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