Hydrogen and oxygen isotopes of water from inclusions in minerals: design of a new crushing system and on-line continuous-flow isotope ratio mass spectrometric analysis.

@article{Dublyansky2009HydrogenAO,
  title={Hydrogen and oxygen isotopes of water from inclusions in minerals: design of a new crushing system and on-line continuous-flow isotope ratio mass spectrometric analysis.},
  author={Yuri Dublyansky and Christoph Sp{\"o}tl},
  journal={Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 17},
  pages={2605-13}
}
An analytical line for stable isotope analyses of water recovered from fluid inclusions in minerals was built and successfully tested. The line is based on the principle of continuous-flow analysis of water via high-temperature reduction on glassy carbon. It includes a custom-designed set of high-efficiency crushers and a cryo-focusing cell. This paper provides details of the line design and discusses strategies for line conditioning and mitigation of memory effects. The line allows… CONTINUE READING