The Soviet Journal of Atomic Energy

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 198–202 | Cite as

Neutron activation analysis of samples of rock and ore concentrates

  • D. I. Leipunskaya
  • Z. E. Gauer
  • G. N. Flerov


Neutron activation analysis consists of irradiating the samples of rock, ore, or concentrates to be analyzed with (Po-Be)-sources and then measuring the induced activity with scintillation and other counters. A method was developed for measuring aluminum, manganese, vanadium, and indium in ores of complex composition with reasonable concentrations of these elements. The use of its short-lived isotope as an indicator of the element determined makes it possible to achieve a rapid analysis method. The great sensitivity and accuracy of the method makes its application promising.


Aluminum Indium Manganese Vanadium Activation Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. I. Leipunskaya
  • Z. E. Gauer
  • G. N. Flerov

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