Acid on pulverized rock

Acid on pulverized rock

The second step in measuring the chromium isotope relation: Dissolve the pulverized rock in acid. Then place the solution in a mass spectrometer, which determines how much chromium 53 and how much chromium 52 is in the sample. Credit: Georgia Tech / Christopher Moore

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

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Research, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
atmospheric oxygen, chromium isotope system, chromium isotope, 52Cr, 53Cr, ligands, organic ligands, false positive, oxygen history, breathable oxygen
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 15, 2017 - 1:49pm
  • Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017 - 1:49pm