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This article primarily considers the problem of sampling bulk materials, including minerals, metals, environmentally important substances, and industrial raw materials and waste products. It provides useful information on sample types, sampling plan, optimizing sampling resources, practical aspects of sampling, and how to ensure the quality of sampling.

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John K. Taylor, Byron Kratochvil, Sampling, Materials Characterization, Vol 10, Edited By Ruth E. Whan, ASM International, 1986, p 12–18,

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