Geochronology lab 3

Geochronology lab 3

Garber shows the path atoms take through the mass spectrometer

Garber shows the path atoms take through the mass spectrometer (a Thermo Element XR inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometer, or ICPMS). The large gray piece is a large magnet that separates different elements based on their different masses.

IMAGE: David Kubarek