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X-ray Fluorescence Analysis

Standard XRF for bulk rock and mineral analyses (ThermoARL Advant’XP+)

29 major and trace elements (Si, Al, Ti, Fe, Mn, Ca, Mg, K, Na, P, Sc, V, Ni, Cr, Ba, Sr, Zr, Y, Rb, Nb, Ga, Cu, Zn, Pb, La, Ce, Th, Nd, U – plus Cs if > 10 ppm)
Research Institutions (sample location info required)
Price includes all sample preparation with no additional taxes or fees.
$60/sample
Commercial Rate (location info optional)
$120/sample
Rush Charges (~5-10 day turn around)
150% + $200 surcharge per batch of ≤ 23 samples 
LOI determination
$5/sample
Samples prepared by visitors
$20/sample
Beads made in your lab (to our specs)
$15/sample
Re-run old beads from our archives
$10/sample

 

ICP-MS

For Bulk Rock and Mineral Trace Analysis (Agilent 7700)

27 trace elements (14 REEs & Ba, Th, Nb, Y, Hf, Ta, U, Pb, Rb, Cs, Sr, Sc, Zr)
Research Institutions (location info required)
Price includes all sample preparation with no additional taxes or fees.
$90/Sample
Commercial Rate (location info optional)
$180/sample
Rush Charges (~7-10 day turn around)
150% + $200 surcharge per batch of ≤ 33 samples
Solution analyses and standard preparation $50/hour

XRF & ICP-MS (combined price for bulk rock analysis)

Research Institutions (location info required)
$120/Sample
Commercial Rate
$240/Sample
Visitor prepared samples
$40/sample

 

Please contact Scott Boroughs (geolab@mail.wsu.edu) for questions concerning XRF or ICPMS analyses and pricing.

Electron MicroProbe Analysis

(JEOL JXA-8500F Hyperprobe)

Beam time within College of Sciences and Federally Funded Researchers at WSU
$50/hr ($600/day*)
Beam time for users from outside research institutions
$55/hr ($660/day*)
Beam time for external commercial analytical work
$200/hr ($2400/day*)
* Note that billing is capped at 12 hours per day for a 24 hr day
Pacific NW tephra identification
$325/sample

 

Please contact Owen Neill (owen.neill@wsu.edu) for questions concerning EMP analyses and pricing.

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Peter Hooper GeoAnalytical Lab
School of the Environment

Webster 845 | Webster 1228
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2812

Phone:509-335-1626
Fax: 509-335-3700
E-mail: geolab@wsu.edu