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The fusion may be accomplished in a quartz crucible at about 800°C. The metal is mixed with about 10 parts of powdered zinc, preferably free of lead, and covered with zinc chloride. The progress of the fusion can be followed by stirring with a discarded carbon electrode. The time required for complete fusion is at least 1 hr, depending upon the identity and physical character of the alloy. Zinc fusions have been used for the determination of iridium in refined rhodium ACIDS, BASES, OXYGEN AND CHLORINE ON NOBLE METALS 25 sponge (see Procedure 10).

One cannot use the oxide as a weighing form, however, partly because of the excessive time required for quantitative oxidation. Furthermore, at about 875°C the oxygen dissociation pressure reaches one atmosphere and metal is rapidly formed. Raub and Plate [72 ' 7 6 ] found that palladous oxide dissociates completely at 870°C, whereas a sheet of palladium heated in oxygen at 1200°C gains about 0-1 per cent in weight in the first hour owing to the absorption of oxygen without the formation of a superficial film of oxide.

Per cent HN0 3 ), 0-19 ml of fuming nitric acid (91 wt. per cent H N 0 3 ) or 0-37 g of sodium chlorate. For the lighter platinum metals (ruthenium, rhodium and palladium), larger amounts of oxidant are required, in proportion to their smaller atomic weights. When the strongly associated nitroso compounds are to be avoided, nitric acid should not be used. g. below 250°C, are used, because the reaction is excessively slow. Furthermore, unless all the perchloric acid is reduced, losses of osmium and ruthenium tetroxides may occur on exposure of the reaction mixture to the atmosphere.

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