The method is based on preparation of discs by incorporating the test portion of the iron ore sample via fusion into a borate glass disc using a casting procedure (using lithium borate or sodium borate as the flux). It has been designed to cope with iron ores having high ignition losses, using loss-corrected matrix coefficients. X-ray fluorescence measurements of the discs are based on the "line only" principle. Informative Annex H gives computer programs for calculation of the results.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1992-10
Edition : 1Number of pages : 71
Technical Committee:Chemical analysis
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