ASTM WK42143

    New Practice for Microwave Nitric Acid Digestion of Ores and Related Materials

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    1. Scope

    Develop a practice for nitric acid microwave digestion for ores and related materials, such as mine soil and rock, to provide solutions to determine the leachable metals content by spectrometry for the purposes of environmental characterization.


    nitric acid microwave digestion, ores, mine soil, mine rock, leachable metals, spectrometry, environmental characterization

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Charles Bucknam

    Draft Under Development