Articles | Volume 7, issue 1
Research article
09 Feb 2011
Research article |  | 09 Feb 2011

Application of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) for assessing biogenic silica sample purity in geochemical analyses and palaeoenvironmental research

G. E. A. Swann and S. V. Patwardhan

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