Department of Earth Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences

Geochemical Lab




Analytical Geochemistry Lab Rate Structure

effective 1/10/2017

Ion chromatography, 2 runs/sample

Anion suite 1: Fluoride, Chloride, Nitrite, Bromide, Nitrate, Sulfate, Phosphate.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Anion suite 2:  Acetate, Formate, Oxalate, Thiosulfate. Special handling required.  $40 UMN, $58 external

Both:  $45 UMN, $63 external


ICP-OES, 3 runs/sample:

Freshwater suite: Al, Ba, Ca, Fe, K, Li, Mg, Mn, Na, P, Si, Sr.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Seawater suite: Al, Ba, Ca, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Li, Mg, Mn, Na, Ni, Si, Sr, Zn.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Rock majors suite: Al, Ba, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na, P. Si, Sr, Ti, Zr, Cr, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, Sn.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Additional elements or custom suites:  $30/element


ICP-MS, 3 runs/sample:

Transition metals suite: Fe, V, Cr, Mn, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Water trace suite: Li, B, Na, mg, Al, P, K, Ca, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Se, Rb, Sr, Mo, Cd, Sn, Sb, Cs, Ba, Hf, W, Tl, Pb, Th, U.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Multipurpose suite: Na, Mg, Al, Si, P, K, Ca, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, Sr, Mo, Sn, Ba.  $32 UMN, $50 external

Isotope ratio determination:  $32 UMN, $50 external

Standard addition method:  $50 UMN, $75 external

Additional elements or custom suites:  $30/element

Sample digestion (must be <150 micron powder)  $20 UMN, $30 external



To request analyses please e-mail including:
- Name
- Department
- Address 
- EFS string (UMN) or contact for invoicing (external) 
- Description of samples including hazards
- Number of samples
- Desired analyses


Elizabeth Lundstrom
Department of Earth Sciences
Rm 4 Pillsbury Hall
310 Pillsbury Dr. SE
​Minneapolis, MN 55455