Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Commonly referenced literature for STRIP reagent in sulfur geochemistry and reagent details

From: Modern applications for a total sulfur reduction distillation method - what’s old is new again

  Luke, 1943 Pepkowitz & Shirley 1951 Thode et al. 1961 Forrest & Newman 1977 Johnston et al. 2007 Arnold et al. This study
Hydriodic acid 160 ml 100 ml 500 ml 500 ml 125 ml 200 ml
s.g. = 1.7 47% s.g. = 1.7 48% n.o.s. s.g. =1.7, 57%
45 ml 40 ml 245 ml 245 ml 61 ml 100 ml
Hypophosphorous acid n.o.s. H3PO2 H3PO2 H3PO3* H2PO4* H3PO2
50% 30% 50% 50% n.o.s. 50%
Hydrochloric acid 160 ml 160 ml 816 ml 816 ml 205 ml 330 ml
  n.o.s. conc conc conc n.o.s. 36%
  1. *All references call for the use “hypophosphorus” acid, variations in chemical formula are likely typographical errors. n.o.s. = not otherwise specified, s.g. = specific gravity.