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  1. Vol. 33 No. 5, p. 811-813
     
    Received: Apr 18, 1969
    Published: Sept, 1969


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doi:10.2136/sssaj1969.03615995003300050050x

A Simple X-Ray Fluorescence Technique for the Determination of Iron and Manganese in Soils and Concretions1

  1. R. I. Barnhisel,
  2. W. R. Phillippe and
  3. R. L. Blevins2

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Abstract

A simple technique for the determination of Fe and Mn in concretions and soils was developed using X-ray fluorescence. A 25 mg sample was suspended in a 1% glue-methyl alcohol solution and transferred to a 4.25-cm circle of filter paper. The filter paper containing a thin layer of uniformly distributed sample was placed in an X-ray emission spectrograph for analysis, and highly reproducible and accurate results were obtained. Precision was achieved over a wide range of Fe and Mn oxide contents.

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