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Typical Results from the Determination of Magnesium in Glass

Sample ID Wavelength (nm) [Mg] (mg/L) from linear regression Mg content (mg/g glass)
Windshield Glass 1 202.6 6.6 ± 0.2 13.2 ± 0.4

Windshield Glass 2

202.6

7.7 ± 0.2

15.4 ± 0.4

Lipton Iced Tea Bottle

202.6

3.4 ± 0.2

6.8 ± 0.4

Headlight Toyota Celica 285.2 0.043 ± 0.005 0.09 ± 0.01
Headlight Chevrolet Eurosport 285.2 0.063 ± 0.005 0.12 ± 0.01

Headlight Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

285.2

0.102 ± 0.005

0.20 ± 0.01

Headlight Toyota Corolla 285.2 0.011 ± 0.005 0.02 ± 0.01
Blank 285.2 -0.003 ± 0.005 –0.01 ± 0.01