Analytical Equipment

Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry

The TIMS at NMSU is used for analyses of Sr and Nd isotopic compositions, as well as U isotope dilution analyses.

PI: Dr. Frank Ramos

Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

LIBS analyses at NMSU are being developed for a a variety of purposes including analyses of highway materials, precious gems, anthropological samples, and various other rock samples.

PI: Dr. Nancy McMillan

X-ray Fluorescence

The XRF at NMSU is used for whole rock analyses of glass beads made in the Geochemistry lab.

PI: Dr. Nancy McMillan