Geochemical Fingerprinting Using LIBS

Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 182)


Geochemical fingerprinting is based upon the idea that the chemical composition of a mineral or rock reflects the geological processes associated with its formation. Information about the elemental composition and isotopic ratios has used been used extensively within the geochemical community to differentiate geological samples derived from distinct source reservoirs or having a different post-formation history.


Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis Partial Little Square Discriminant Analysis Laser Ablation Inductively Couple Plasma Mass Spectrometry Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Partial Little Square Discriminant Analysis Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryJuniata CollegeHuntingdonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric SciencesNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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