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Strontium Contamination in Mineral Analyses

Wasserburg, G. J. and Wen, T. and Aronson, J. (1964) Strontium Contamination in Mineral Analyses. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 28 (4). pp. 407-410. ISSN 0016-7037. doi:10.1016/0016-7037(64)90114-0.

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Significant amounts of strontium contamination occur in analyses of minerals by standard procedures using laboratory glassware. The contamination is much higher than that obtained in blank runs and is associated with the presence of some mineral samples. The contamination can be eliminated by using only teflon and platinum ware during chemical treatment.

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Additional Information:© 1964 Published by Elsevier Ltd. The authors wish to acknowledge valuable discussions with Dr. D. Maynes and Dr. Paul Gast.
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Official Citation:G.J Wasserburg, T Wen, J Aronson, Strontium contamination in mineral analyses, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 28, Issue 4, April 1964, Pages 407-410, ISSN 0016-7037, (
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