Methods of Analysis
In this chapter, we look at archaeological chemistry from another angle, specifically in terms of the kinds of analyzes that are common in the field and the kinds of tools – the instruments – that are normally used. We discuss specific kinds of analyses that are done involving magnification, elemental analysis, isotopic analysis, organic analysis, and mineral/compound analysis. This chapter is intended to document the general categories of investigation that go on in laboratories of archaeological chemistry.
KeywordsOxygen Isotope Inductively Couple Plasma Source Mass Spectrometry Neutron Activation Analysis Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis Carbon Isotope Ratio
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