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Mass spec is use to further confirm your sample analyzed. Mass spectroscopy breaks down the sample into its components. It does this by bombarding the molecule with some type of particle (either alpha or beta... or i may be way off). This will break down the sample into certain weights. The mass spec will tells you these molecular wieghts. On your software that you have you will see the molecular wieghts on a graph. You then can compare it to the library you have to see if your sample is actually the sample you say it is.

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