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Useful articles, etc. for Mineral Separation Lab and Cosmolab

Below are some maps, lists, recipes, methods, and articles that will provide helpful background information:

  • Be/Al extraction methods from colleague Darryl Granger of Purdue University (.pdf)

  • Be/Al extraction methods from University of Pennsylvania (.pdf)

  • 10Be Chemistry for Sediments (.pdf)

  • Hand drawn map to Shelburne Limestone Corporation (.pdf)

  • LST color change information (.pdf)

  • Old methods for Mineral Separation Laboratory (.pdf)

  • Method using HCl to remove CaCO3 (.pdf)

  • Technique for quantitative separation of quartz from feldspars (.pdf)

  • Dismantling an exhaust ventilation system suspected of contamination with perchlorates (.pdf)

  • How to make simple solutions and dilutions (.pdf)

  • Preparation of Common Types of Reagent Water and Desk Reagents (.pdf)

  • Recipes for acid dilution in Cosmolab (.pdf)

    Chapters on pertinent Elements from Handbook of Geochemistry

  • Fischer, K. and H. Puchelt, 1972, Handbook of Geochemistry Chapter 56- Barium, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (download pdf)

  • Christ, C.L. and H. Harder, 1969, Handbook of Geochemistry Chapter 5- Boron, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (download pdf)

  • Brehler, B. and R. Fuge, 1974, Handbook of Geochemistry Chapter 17- Chlorine, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (download pdf)

  • Cocco, G., L. Fanfani, P.Z. Zanazzi, K.S. Heier, and G.K. Billings, 1969, Handbook of Geochemistry Chapter 3- Lithium, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (download pdf)

  • Bayer, G., J.J.W. Rogers, J.A.S. Adams, and U.K. Haack, 1974, Handbook of Geochemistry Chapter 90- Thorium, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (download pdf)

  • Pertlik, F., J.J.W. Rogers, J.A.S. Adams, and U.K. Haack, 1969, Handbook of Geochemistry Chapter 92- Uranium, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (download pdf)