POLARIZING PETROGRAPHIC MICROSCOPE
This Leica DM2500P is equipped with a computer-controlled digital camera system, a digital Stepper for rotating stage, and PetroLite software to conduct thin section analysis and sandstone point-count.
ROCK PREP. LAB
UTA EES rock prep. lab is equipped with several rock saws, a shatter box, and a Frantz magnetic separator to conduct basic mineral separation.
LIGHT STABLE ISOTOPE LABORATORY
Our Light Stable Isotope Laboratory is equipped with a Finnegan Delta V Advantage isotope ratio mass spectrometer, a Gasbench II, and an Elemental Analyzer. We are capable of analyzing organic matter TOC%, TN%, δ13C, and δ15N, carbonate δ18O, δ13C, and dissolved inorganic carbon δ13C values.
|Measurement||Instrument||Off campus-lab provided labor||Off campus-user provided labor||On campus-lab provided labor||On campus-user provided labor|
|carbonate δ18O and δ13C values||Gasbench-Delta V||$15||$13||$12||$10|
|Organic solid δ13C and/or δ15N||EA-Delta V||$15||$13||$12||$10|
|Organic solid δ13C, δ15N, and TN%, TOC%||EA-Delta V||$18||$15||$15||$12|
|TN% and/or TOC%||EA-Delta V||$6||$4||$4||$2|
|DIC δ13C||Gasbench-Delta V||$15||$13||$12||$10|
|Sediment processing (pulverizing or grounding)||$3||$2||$2||$0|
Prices and turnaround time may vary. Please contact Majie Fan (email@example.com) for additional information.
We are excited to have access to the Shimazu Center, which will be equipped with a range of analytical instruments, and is expected to be housed in our department in Fall 2014. We currently have access to the Shimazu Center housed in UTA Department of Chemistry.