Table 3.

WD-XRF analytical conditions and list of reference samples used for calibration in the present study: reference sample source

Standards used for basic calibrationStandards used for granitic calibration
CRPG (FRANCE): BR, BE-N
USGS (U.S.A.): BHV, BIR, W-2,  PCC-1, AGV-1, GSP-1, UBN
CCRMP (CANADA): MRG
GSJ (JAPAN): JB-1A, JP-1, JA-2
IGGE (CHINA): GSR-3, GSR-2
CRPG (FRANCE): GA, GH, GSN,  MAN
USGS (U.S.A.): G-2, GSP-1,  RGM-1, AGV-1
GSJ (JAPAN): JG-2, JG-1A,  JA-2
IGGE (CHINA): GSR-1, GSR-2
WIHG (INDIA): MB-H*, AM-H*WIHG (INDIA): DG-H*

*These reference samples were used for preparation of spiked samples and not for calibration.