Manchester Analytical Geochemistry Unit

Turnaround times between the submission of approved fully prepared samples (accompanied by all necessary documentation, including completed job sheet and risk assessments) and the return of instrumental data is typically around 15 working days.  However, this may be longer at times of particularly high demand or during period of instrument maintenance. 


Equipment and Facilities

A guide to our world class equipment and facilities, such as the ICP-MS instrumentation, the ICP-AES and Organic Geochemistry Laboratory.  Further information.


MAGU personnel will, subject to other work commitments, provide users with hands-on training in required preparative and analytical procedures.  Further information.

Operating Procedures

The following is a partial list of operating procedures and AGU standard operating procedures. Hard copy is available for consultation in the Chemistry Laboratory (Rm 1.18).  Further information.

Booking Procedures

All facilities within the Analytical Geochemistry Unit must be booked with the Laboratory Manager or his desginate prior to use.  Further information.

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