ICP (Inductively coupled plasma) data of cobalt bearing ore materials used in the CoG3 project. (NERC Grant NE/M011488/1)

"NERC Grant NE/M011488/1 ICP bulk chemistry as wt% oxide or elemental ppm of limonites from Acoje (Philippines), Caldag (Turkey), Nkamouna (Cameroon), Piaui (Brazil) and Shevchenko (Kazakhstan) laterite deposits; reduced sulphide ore from Thakaringa Mine (Australia); processing residues from the Kevitsa Mine (Finland). The data were acquired during the NERC SoS Minerals CoG3 project between 2015 and 2018 by ALS Global using either lithium borate fusion or 4 acid digestion. These data were used to assess bulk geochemistry, and the Co and Ni loading of the resources. This may be useful within the mining sector, resource assessment, processing or prospecting, geo- or material scientists and processing engineers / metallurgists. NERC grant: CoG3: The geology, geometallurgy and geomicrobiology of cobalt resources leading to new product streams"
non geographic dataset - non geographic dataset
Geoscientific information
GEMET - INSPIRE themes: BGS Thesaurus of Geosciences:
ICP spectroscopy
creation: 2020
2015 - 2018
Natural History Museum
Paul Schofield
London, SW7 5BD
email: not available
Role: point of contact
Natural History Museum
Professor R Herrington
London, SW7 5BD
email: not available
Role: principal investigator

Data Quality

The element packages and methods used are all associated with ALS Global and provided in the metadata. In essence it is as follows:- Method code Description Instrument ME-ICP06 Whole Rock Package ICP-OES ICP-OES ME-MS81 Lithium Borate Fusion ICP-MS ME-4ACD81 Base Metals by 4 acid digestion ICP-AES Ni-OG62 Ore grade Ni- 4 acid digestion ICP AES/ICP-MS
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Commission Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 of 23 November 2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services


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Coupled Resource