Browse Geochemical Analytical Instruments and Techniques

Each of these pages contains information about each instrument or technique including what it is, fundamental principles, how it works, applications, strengths and limitations, sample preparation, data collection, results, and preparation, and if available, literature and teaching activities/resources.

X-ray Crystallography

Electron Microbeam

Elemental Analysis

Mass Spectrometers--Magnetic Sector

Micro-Imaging Instruments

Surface Spectroscopies

Other Spectroscopies

Supporting Information Sheets

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