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UMD Plasma Laboratory

University of Maryland
http://www.geol.umd.edu/plasma-lab

Contact Information

Bill McDonough

301-405-5561

mcdonoug@umd.edu

College Park

MARYLAND

Instrument Type

WHOLE ROCK ANALYSIS - ICP Inductively-coupled plasma spectrometer +/- mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) and laser source
MASS SPECTROMETERS - Radiogenic Isotopes
MASS SPECTROMETERS - Stable isotopes laser ablation analyses (LA-ICP-MS)

Application:

Chemical state; whole-rock analysis (major and trace element)

Typical Use:

Chemical and isotopic analyses of solids and liquids (including dissolved rocks and minerals).

Conditions for Use:

Submitted samples will be analyzed on a contract basis (i.e. lab personnel will do the work).
Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.

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Support provided by:

NSF, NASA, DOD


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