Geochemical analyses of soils and sediments, Coeur d'Alène drainage basin, Idaho: Sampling, analytical methods, and results.

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Description This report presents the results of over 1100 geochemical analyses of samples of soil and sediment from the Coeur d'Alène (CdA) drainage basin in northern Idaho. The location (in 3 dimensions) and a lithological description of each sample is included wit
Originators Box, Stephen E.; Bookstrom, Arthur A.; Ikramuddin, M.; and Lindsay, J.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-139

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Append_B.dbf

Table includes Site ID and its calculated latitude/longitude, sample environments, depositional units, sampling techniques, and different type of analytical methods used.

Label Definition
SITE_ID Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID. This Site ID is given in all Appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) in parentheses. Text of width 10.
LATITUDE Latitude in decimal degrees
LONGITUDE Longitude in decimal degrees
WTR_DEPTH Depth of water in meters where sample was taken. Blank if sample not taken under water.
APDX_MAPNO A regional map of the Coeur d'Alène River basin is shown as Figure 2 in this report. This regional map has 10 areas outlined to show the sample location maps along with their individual map number. These 10 location maps numbered Map A-1 through Map A-10 include all sample locations and are topographic based. The reader uses this data to determine on which map a sample is located.
LOC_METHOD Indicates one of the three methods of how the geographic location of the sample was determined.
ENVIRONMNT Description of the surficial environment in which thesample was collected.
UNIT_DESC Description of map unit in which the sample was collected.
UNIT_LABEL USGS map unit label
REF_MAP These data indicate in which USGS report the two previous columns of data in this table (USGS map unit and USGS map unit description) were derived.
SAMP_TECH Indicates one of the 9 methods used to collect samples
EDXRF Indicates if USGS EDXRF analyses were run on the samples collected. from this sample site.
EWU-4-ACID Indicates if EWU 4-acid analyses were run on the samples collected. from this sample site.
NITRIC-AQR Indicates if CHEMEX nitric-aqua regia analyses were run on the samples collected from this sample site.
XRL-4-ACID Indicates if XRAL 4-acid analyses were run on the samples collected. from this sample site.
ACZ-NITRIC Indicates if ACZ nitric analyses were run on the samples collected. from this sample site.

Append_C.dbf

This data set includes the depth interval (where appropriate) in which the sample was collected and a brief description of the lithology.

Label Definition
SAMPLE_NO. Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID. This Site ID is given in all Appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) in parentheses. (text, width 19)
SITE_ID This Site ID is equivalent to the Site ID in the AppendixB.xls Excel and AppendixB.dbf tables. (text, width 10)
INT_TOP_CM The top of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
INT_BTM_CM The bottom of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
LITH_DESC A brief lithologic description of the sample interval. (text, width 205)

Append_D.dbf

This data set provides the analytical data for samples analyzed using EDXRF from USGS labs in Menlo Park, CA.

Label Definition
SAMPLE_NO. Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID. This Site ID is given in all appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) in parentheses.
SITE_ID This Site ID is equivalent to the Site ID in the AppendixB.xls Excel and AppendixB.dbf tables.
INT_TOP_CM The top of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
INT_BTM_CM The bottom of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
OTHR_ANLYS Indicates which other laboratories also performed analyses on a split of this sample, and letter refers to the Appendix in which that data is given.
CU_PPM The amount of copper detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
PB_PPM The amount of lead detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ZN_PPM The amount of zinc detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.

Append_E.dbf

This data set provides analytical data for samples using 4 acid dissolution, IPC-AES and IPC-MS from Eastern Washington University Geochemistry Lab EWU in Cheney, WA.

Label Definition
SAMPLE_NO. Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID. This Site ID is given in all appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) in parenthesis.
SITE_ID This Site ID is equivalent to the Site ID in the AppendixB.xls Excel and AppendixB.dbf tables.
INT_TOP_CM The top of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
INT_BTM_CM The bottom of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
OTHR_ANLYS Indicates which other laboratories also performed analyses on a split of this sample, and letter refers to the Appendix in which that data is given.
AG_PPM The amount of silver detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
AL_%_ The amount of aluminum detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
AS_PPM The amount of arsenic detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BA_PPM The amount of barium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BE_PPM The amount of beryllium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CA_% The amount of calcium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
CD_PPM The amount of cadmium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CE_PPM The amount of cerium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CO_PPM The amount of cobalt detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CR_PPM The amount of chromium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CS_PPM The amount of cesium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CU_PPM The amount of copper detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
FE_% The amount of iron detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
GA_PPM The amount of gallium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
K_% The amount of potassium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
LA_PPM The amount of lanthanum detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MG_% The amount of magnesium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
MN_PPM The amount of manganese detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MO_PPM The amount of molybdenum detected in sample in parts per million(ppm) by weight.
NI_PPM The amount of nickel detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
P_PPM The amount of phosphorous detected in sample in parts per million(ppm) by weight.
PB_PPM The amount of lead detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
RB_PPM The amount of rubidium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SB_PPM The amount of antimony detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SN_PPM The amount of tin detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SR_PPM The amount of strontium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
TH_PPM The amount of thorium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
TI_% The amount of titanium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
TL_PPM The amount of thallium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
U_PPM The amount of uranium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
V_PPM The amount of vanadium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
W_PPM The amount of tungsten detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
Y_PPM The amount of Yttrium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ZN_PPM The amount of zinc detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ZR_PPM The amount of zirconium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.

Append_F.dbf

This data set provides analytical data for samples analyzed using nitric acid-aqua regia dissolution and ICP-AES at CHEMEX Labs in Reno, Nevada.

Label Definition
SAMPLE_NO. Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID.This Site ID is given in all Appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) inparentheses.
SITE_ID This Site ID is equivalent to the Site ID in the AppendixB.xls Excel and AppendixB.dbf tables.
INT_TOP_CM The top of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
INT_BTM_CM The bottom of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
SIZFRAC_MM Describes which size fraction of this sample that was analyzed. 0.83mm was used to remove the larger wooden sticks and leaves from the sample.
WT%SIZFRAC Indicates the weight percent % of the analyzed size fraction relative to the bulk sample.
OTHR_ANLYS Indicates which other laboratories also performed analyses on a split of this sample, and letter refers to the Appendix in which that data is given.
AG_PPM The amount of silver detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
AL_% The amount of aluminum detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
AS_PPM The amount of arsenic detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BA_PPM The amount of barium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BE_PPM The amount of beryllium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BI_PPM The amount of bismuth detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CA_% The amount of calcium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
CD_PPM The amount of cadmium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CO_PPM The amount of cobalt detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CR_PPM The amount of chromium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CU_PPM The amount of copper detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
FE_% The amount of iron detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
GA_PPM The amount of gallium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
HG_PPM The amount of mercury detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
K_% The amount of potassium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
LA_PPM The amount of lanthanum detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MG_% The amount of magnesium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
MN_PPM The amount of manganese detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MO_PPM The amount of molybdenum detected in sample in parts per million(ppm) by weight.
NA_% The amount of sodium detected in sample in parts per million (%) by weight.
NI_PPM The amount of nickel detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
P_PPM The amount of phosphorous detected in sample in parts per million(ppm) by weight.
PB_PPM The amount of lead detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SB_PPM The amount of antimony detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SC_PPM The amount of scandium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SR_PPM The amount of strontium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
TI_% The amount of titanium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
TL_PPM The amount of thallium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
U_PPM The amount of uranium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
V_PPM The amount of vanadium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
W_PPM The amount of tungsten detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ZN_PPM The amount of zinc detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.

Append_G.dbf

This data set provides analytical data for samples analyzed using4 acid dissolution and ICP-AES at XRAL Labs in Golden, CO.

Label Definition
SAMPLE_NO. Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID.This Site ID is given in all Appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) inparentheses.
SITE_ID This Site ID is equivalent to the Site ID in the AppendixB.xls Excel and AppendixB.dbf tables.
INT_TOP_CM The top of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
INT_BTM_CM The bottom of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
OTHR_ANLYS Indicates which other laboratories also performed analyses on a split of this sample, and letter refers to the Appendix in which that data is given.
AG_PPM The amount of silver detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
AL_% The amount of aluminum detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
AS_PPM The amount of arsenic detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
AU_PPM The amount of gold detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BA_PPM The amount of barium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BE_PPM The amount of beryllium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
BI_PPM The amount of bismuth detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CA_% The amount of calcium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
CD_PPM The amount of cadmium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CE_PPM The amount of cerium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CO_PPM The amount of cobalt detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CR_PPM The amount of chromium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CU_PPM The amount of copper detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
EU_PPM The amount of europium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
FE_% The amount of iron detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
GA_PPM The amount of gallium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
HO_PPM The amount of holmium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
K_% The amount of potassium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
LA_PPM The amount of lanthanum detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
LI_PPM The amount of lithium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MG_% The amount of magnesium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
MN_PPM The amount of manganese detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MO_PPM The amount of molybdenum detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
NA_% The amount of sodium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
NB_PPM The amount of niobium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ND_PPM The amount of neodymium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
NI_PPM The amount of nickel detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
P_PPM The amount of phosphorous detected in sample in parts per million(ppm) by weight.
PB_PPM The amount of lead detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SC_PPM The amount of scandium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SN_PPM The amount of tin detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
SR_PPM The amount of strontium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
TA_PPM The amount of tantalum detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
TH_PPM The amount of thorium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
TI_PPM The amount of titanium detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
U_PPM The amount of uranium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
V_PPM The amount of vanadium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
Y_PPM The amount of Yttrium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
YB_PPM The amount of ytterbium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ZN_PPM The amount of zinc detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.

Append_H.dbf

This data set provides analytical data for samples analyzedusing nitric acid dissolution and ICP-AES at ACZ Laboratories inSteamboat Springs, CO.

Label Definition
SAMPLE_NO. Each sample location was given a unique identifier called a Site ID.This Site ID is given in all Appendices. Each sample from a given Site ID is given a unique Sample NO. which begins with the Site ID followed by the sample depth interval (in centimeters) inparentheses.
SITE_ID This Site ID is equivalent to the Site ID in the AppendixB.xls Excel and AppendixB.dbf tables.
INT_TOP_CM The top of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
INT_BTM_CM The bottom of the depth interval, in centimeters below the ground surface, from which the sample was collected. If no depth interval is given, refer to the lithologic description of the particular sample.
OTHR_ANLYS Indicates which other laboratories also performed analyses on a split of this sample, and letter refers to the Appendix in which that data is given.
AS_PPM The amount of arsenic detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
CD_PPM The amount of cadmium detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
FE_% The amount of iron detected in sample in percent (%) by weight.
PB_PPM The amount of lead detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
MN_PPM The amount of manganese detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.
ZN_PPM The amount of zinc detected in sample in parts per million (ppm) by weight.