Eschka mixture

Eschka mixture

[′esh·kə ‚miks·chər]
(analytical chemistry)
A mixture of two parts magnesium oxide and one part anhydrous sodium carbonate; used as a fusion mixture for determining sulfur in coal.
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1g of the pulverized sample was mixed with 3g of Eschka mixture.
This consists in: mineralisation of 5 g sample with Eschka mixture, treatment of mineralised sample with concentrated nitric acid and determination of chlorine ions C[1.