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Cameca IMS 1280 Ion Probe

This instrument has been purchased with substantial co-investment from
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Also see the media release about the launch of the instrument by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator, the Hon. Kim Carr.

Contact

Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, The University of Western Australia
Asst/Prof. John Cliff, 1280 Ion Probe Manager
Tel: 08 6488 8096
Email: john.cliff@uwa.edu.au

Capabilities
  • In-situ stable isotope measurements
    •  18O/16O, 13C/12C, 15N/14N, 34S/32S
    •  Provenance, palaeoclimatology, migration patterns, growth patterns
  • Trace element mapping
    •  Elemental ratios (eg, Sr/Ca), trace element concentrations (ppb), element partitioning
  • Geochronology
    •  U/Pb dating
    •  Mineral dating, ore body targeting, provenance
Configuration
Example image
Thorium mapping in a zircon grain.
Image courtesy of Cameca.

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