A First Attempt at a Determination of Felspars by Activation Analysis

J. E. S. Bradley and Olive Bradley
King's College, London, W.C. 2

Summary: Small crystals (2 mg.) of plagioclase and potassium felspar were irradiated for four weeks in an atomic pile. Subsequent analysis of the radiation showed that this is a possible method for the determination of the sodium and potassium content, and it should be possible to develop the method further in this direction. It has not proved a suitable method for the determination of calcium.

Mineralogical Magazine; June 1956 v. 31; no. 233; p. 164-172; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1956.031.233.05
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