TIMS U-Pb laboratory

What we are doing: High-precison U-Pb dating of zircon and other uranium enriched minerals by isotope dilution thermal ionization mass spectrometry (ID-TIMS).

Photo: UiO


  • Finnigan MAT262 thermal source mass spectrometer
  • Mineral separation laboratory
  • Hand-picking room with high-resolution binocular microscopes
  • Equipment for air abrasion
  • Low-blank laboratory for sample dissolution and chemical separation
  • Equipment for pre-treatment of samples (See also: Common facilities)
Published Jan. 3, 2011 12:27 PM - Last modified Jan. 3, 2014 3:19 PM