Analytical Periodic Table
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Location:  Group 11, Period 4
Atomic Weight:  63.546
Coordination Number:  6
Chemical Form in Solution:  Cu(H2O)62+

Storage & Handling:  Keep tightly sealed when not in use. Store and use at 20 ± 4°C. Do not pipet from container. Do not return portions removed for pipetting to container.

Chemical Compatibility:  Stable in HCl, HNO3, H2SO4, HF, H3PO4. Avoid basic media. Stable with most metals and inorganic anions in acidic media.

Stability:  2-100 ppb levels stable for months in 1% HNO3 / LDPE container. 1-10,000 ppm solutions chemically stable for years in 1-5% HNO3 / LDPE container.

Cu Containing Samples (Preparation & Solution):  Metal (soluble in HNO3); Oxides (soluble in HCl); Ores (dissolve in HCl / HNO3).

Atomic Spectroscopic Information:  (red text indicates severe at ~ concs.)
Technique / LineEstimated D.L.*OrderTypeInterferences
ICP-OES 324.754 nm0.06/.001 µg/mL1atomNb, U, Th, Mo, Hf
ICP-OES 224.700 nm0.01/.001 µg/mL1ionPb, Ir, Ni, W
ICP-OES 219.958 nm0.01/.002 µg/mL1atomTh, Ta, Nb, U, Hf
ICP-MS 63 amu10 pptn/aM+40Ar23Na, 47Ti16O, 14N12C37Cl, 16O12C35Cl, 44Ca18O1H, 23Na40Ca
*ICP-OES D.L.'s are given as radial / axial view

Copper (Cu) Single-Element Standard
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