Electron Probe Micro-Analysis

Geochemistry, mineralogy, petrology, and geochronology

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  • Morphological analysis of solid substances (minerals and synthetic materials)
  • Elemental composition and element mapping in solid substances (atomic number higher than7)
  • SEM, BSE, and CL imaging
  • Chemical dating geochronology on monazite or other U-Th-Pb containing minerals
  • Sample preparation with carbon coating (Cressington 108 Carbon/A)

Department of Geology