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