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TitleQuality control of pXRF spectrometry
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LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorLandon-Browne, A R R; Knight, R DORCID logo; Kjarsgaard, B AORCID logo; Russell, H A JORCID logo
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Scientific Presentation 53, 2017, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/299726 Open Access logo Open Access
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Year2017
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Quality control of pXRF spectrometry
File formatpdf
Subjectsgeochemistry; surficial geology/geomorphology; field methods; in-field instrumentation; analytical methods; x-ray fluorescence; spectrometric analyses; trace element geochemistry; major element geochemistry; glacial deposits
Illustrationsphotographs; plots; profiles; tables
ProgramGroundwater Geoscience, Aquifer Assessment & support to mapping
Released2017 02 21
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
A portable X-Ray Fluorescence spectrometer (pXRF) has been utilized in multiple projects to characterize near-total geochemistry and provides results similar to fusion and multi-acid methods. PXRF analyses can provide near-instantaneous elemental composition of sediments, with minimal sample preparation and at low cost.
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