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"
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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