Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences (GE-AT)

Stable Isotope Paleo Environments Research Group (SIPERG)

Stable Isotope Laboratory

 

 

 

Pricelist for Services

Sample preparation differs with sample type ( solid, liquid, gas ) and for each analysis. Proper preparation is critical for quality results. Click here for sample preparation instructions.

Bulk rates may be available. Contact the Lab Manager Susy Ankerstjerne ankerssm@iastate.edu for more information.

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Sample

Analyses

Device

Mass Spectrometer

Cost (USD)

 

Carbonates

(CaCO3)

 

 

13C, 18O

 

Gas Bench

 

Delta XL Plus

 

$ 20 per sample

 

Water

 

18O, 2H

 

 

Picarro L1102-i Isotopic Liquid Water Analyzer

 

$ 14 (1-49 samples)

$ 12 (50-99 samples)

$ 10 (> 100 samples)

 

 

*DICwater

 

 

13C

 

Gas Bench

 

Delta XL Plus

 

$ 20 per sample

 

Organics

 

13C, 15N

 

Elemental Analyzer (E/A)

 

Delta XL Plus

 

$ 20 per sample (we prepare)

$ 15 per sample (you prepare)

 

 

Organics/

inorganics

 

 

2H, 18O

 

TC/EA

 

Delta XL Plus

 

call/email

 

* If your samples are poisoned (e.g., HgCl2), an additional charge of $20 will be applied to your bill for disposal.

Additional fees may be applied to your bill if the samples are not prepared correctly. If you are in doubt, please contact us.