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Bureau of Mines Practices in Fire Assaying.

Authors
Barry-WL
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :18 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10002659
Abstract
This report reviews the practices of analyzing for precious metals at the Reno Research Center, U.S. Bureau of Mines. A general description of fire assaying, the physical layout of a fire assay laboratory, and the use of fire assaying in combination with atomic absorption, induction coupled plasma, and emission spectroscopy is reviewed. The combination of techniques significantly decreases the detection limits for precious metal analyses and simplifies the analysis of the platinum-group metals. Methods of protecting personnel from ingestion of lead are also discussed.
Publication Date
19820101
Document Type
CP;
Fiscal Year
1982
Identifying No.
OFR 130-82
NIOSH Division
RERC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division