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AQA Metals and Nutrients in Soil

February 2018

AQA 18-02 METALS NUTRIENTS AND EXCHANGEABLE BASES IN SOIL

Sample

Analytes

Approximate Conc. Range (mg/kg)**

Price*
AU $

S1
30 g soil
(compost)
acid extractable
elements

As

2.00-50.0

FOR NATIONAL
PARTICIPANTS

Any single
sample
$480

 

Any two
samples
$670

 

All three
samples
$860

FOR INTERNATIONAL
PARTICIPANTS

Any single
sample
$650

 

Any two
samples
$880

 

All three
samples
$995

Cd

0.500-40.0

Cr

25.0-500

Cu

10.0-200

Hg

0.200-20.0

Mn

50.0-750

Mo

1.00–75.0

Ni

1.00-75.0

Pb

25.0-750

Sb

1.00-75.0

Se

2.00-50.0

Tl

0.500–40.0

V

10.0-300

Zn

10.0-200

S2
30 g soil
(compost)
acid extractable
elements

Ag

2.00-40.0

Al

500-15 000

B

10.0-200

Ba

10.0-200

Be

0.200-4.00

Bi

1.00-75.0

Co

2.00-40.0

Cs

0.200-4.00

La

2.00-40.0

Li

2.00-40.0

Rb

2.00-40.0

Sn

0.500-10.0

Th

0.500-10.0

U

0.500-10.0

S3
50 g agricultural soil

Ba

50.0-1 250

Ca

250-5 000

Fe

2 500-75 000

K

250-5 000

Mg

250-5 000

Na

50.0 -1 000

P

50.0-1 000

S

10.0-200

Exchangeable bases (Ca2+, Mg2+, Na+, K+) -
1M NH4Cl extract***

>0.050

Colwell P

TBA

Total Carbon, Total Organic Carbon

TBA

Total Nitrogen

TBA

pH of 1:5 soil/0.01M CaCl2, EC

TBA

*Shipping costs are included; GST not included. ** As these samples are real samples, the values given are indicative, based on the range of materials used in previous rounds. These ranges will be readjusted in the dispatch letter. *** Method 15A1 as defined by Rayment, G.E. and David, J. L in “Soil Chemical Methods-Australia”. Results to be reported in units of (cmol(+)/kg); TBA-to be advised.

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