Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM E1600-96

Standard Test Method for Determination of Gold in Cyanide Solutions by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry


1.1 This test method covers the determination of gold in ore processing cyanide solution in the range from 0.3 to 10.0 μg/mL of gold by direct aspiration into an atomic absorption spectrophotometer.

1.1.1 This test method may also be applied to cyanide leach solutions from metallurgical evaluation procedures.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautions are given in 8.3, 8.5, Section 9, and

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Book of Standards Volume: 03.05
Developed by Subcommittee: E01.02
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/E1600-96
ICS Code: 73.060.99