Minerals, rocks and isotopes – University of Copenhagen

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Minerals, rocks and isotopes

Laboratories that work with minerals, rocks and isotopes are listed in the following:

Danish Center for Isotope Geology (DCIG)

The Danish Center for Isotope Geology (DCIG) is part of the GEOCENTER Denmark, and has been established as a Danish instrument center in 1992 with a country-wide access strategy. The DCIG is divided into a stable and a radiogenic isotope applications branch.

Electron microprobe laboratory

The electron microprobe laboratory carries out non-destructive chemical analysis and imaging of solid materials on a μm scale using a focused electron beam. 

Separation laboratory

The laboratory crushes rocks for chemical analysis and performs mineral separation. 

X-ray fluorescence - XFR laboratory

The laboratory carries out analyses of rock and mineral powders for major and trace elements.