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Department of Geology and Geophysics


Geochemistry Analytical Laboratory (GAL)

List of  analytical equipment in the lab:
  • Perkin Elmer inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometer (ICP-OES)

  • Perkin Elmer Elan 6000 inductively coupled plasma quadrupole mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) with a YAG 266 nm laser ablation sample introduction system

  • Dual channel Dionex ICS 500 ion chromatograph for analysis of common anions and cations and selected complex ions

  • Lachat QuickChem 8500 dual channel flow injection analyzer with manifolds for dissolved sulfide, silica, total and ferrous Fe, nitrate and ammonium

  • Costech ECS 4010 elemental combustion system for N,C,S, and H determination in solids

  • TriStar 3000 BET surface area analyzer

  • Atomic Absorption spectrometer

  • HP UV-Vis spectrophotometer

  • Refrigerated benchtop 22K G centrifuge

  • Microwave digestion

  • Analytical and microbalances

  • High throughput DI water

  • Refrigerated storage

  • Numerous small lab equipment

Coming soon: 5 foot hood, dedicated balance room

Images From the Lab:

GAL Lab (Equipment) GAL Lab (Student)
GAL Lab (Software) GAL Lab (Student)

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