The Goldschmidt Laboratory

Logo: The Goldschmidt Laboratory

The Goldschmidt Laboratory is a Norwegian national research infrastructure funded by the Research Council of Norway. It is a cluster of three laboratories available to researchers in geology, geochemistry and Earth Sciences based in Norway and abroad, who are dependent on microanalysis and on high precision geochronology.

The Goldschmidt Lab collaboration: Department of Geosciences, UiO | NGU – The Geological Survey of Norway


The Goldschmidt Laboratory Cluster supports analysis and sample characterization for academic research partners, research institutions, and for the industry.

Organization of the laboratory

The Goldschmidt Laboratory is hosted and led by Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, in cooperation with The Geological Survey of Norway (NGU). The infrastructure consists of three high-end geological laboratories with advanced instrumentation and staff with highly specialized competence.


Contact points for the lab technical personnel, see the individual lab for information below:


Scientific leader of the Goldschmidt Laboratory:

  • Luca Menegon, Professor, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo

The Goldschmidt Lab collaboration:

Logo: Department of geosciences

Logo: The Geological Survey of Norway - NGU


With funding from:

Logo: The Research Council of Norway