Laboratories

Electron MicroprobeElectron Microprobe
The University of Arizona Electron Microprobe Laboratory is equipped with CAMECA SX100 Ultra and CAMECA SX50 electron probe microanalyzers (EPMA) that perform rapid, non-destructive chemical analysis of solid samples.

Experimental Petrology

ICP-MS Analytical Laboratory ICP-MS Analytical Laboratory
The Nine Circles's analytical lab is equipped with a ThermoFinnigan ELEMENT2 High-Resolution ICP mass spectrometer and a class 100 cleanlab.

Nanomaterials Lab

Noble Gas LabNoble Gas Lab
The Arizona Noble Gases Laboratory (ANGL) has been in operation at the University of Arizona since 1990. Now under the direction of Dr. Timothy Swindle, it has been very productive in the age dating of meteorites and lunar samples. 

PIRL: Planetary Image Research LaboratoryPIRL: Planetary Image Research Laboratory
The resources at PIRL consist of hardware, software, and people dedicated to providing support for projects in the planetary sciences. Access to PIRL’s electronic resources is via remote connection by SSH or the Web, or at PIRL's public user room, located at the Sonett Space Sciences building in Tucson, Arizona.