Queen's University

Queen's Facility for Isotope Research

Analytical Services Available and Costs at the Queen's Isotope Lab


The following is the list of our services and the corresponding prices, in Canadian dollars, for the different types of customers. If your samples need to be processed, additional charges will apply. Please consult us if you think your samples might need preparation.

Stable Isotope Lab

NSERC- funded collaborative

NSERC- funded, non-collaborative

Others

δ2H in waters $30 $40 $50
δ2H in minerals $40 $60 $140
δ2H & δ18O in waters $55 $80 $110
δ13C & δ18O in calcite/dolomite $30 $40 $50
δ13C & δ18O in siderite/magnesite $40 $50 $70
δ13C in graphite, diamonds (EA) $46 $64 $126
δ13C & δ18O in CO2 gas $46 $54 $64
δ18O in silicates $70 $120 $150
δ18O in water $25 $40 $60
δ18O in BaSO4 (prep included) $70 $90 $140
δ18O analysis in organic matter $25 $40 $70
δ13C analysis of DIC $30 $40 $60
δ13C & δ15N analysis $40 $60 $100
δ13C analysis only $20 $30 $50
δ15N analysis only $20 $30 $50
δ15N in silicates (EA) $82 $108 $144
δ34S in sulphates $30 $50 $70
δ34S in sulphides (mineral seperates) $30 $50 $70
Laser extraction (per hour) $154 $198 $262
GC combustion gas and oil $496 $648 $792

 

ICPMS Lab

NSERC- funded collaborative

NSERC- funded, non-collaborative

Others

Element HR-ICP-MS             
Organic samples $154 $216 $306
Carbonate samples $162 $234 $324
Silicate samples        $150 $216 $306
Water samples $144 $198 $288
Continuous leach $1,216 $1,800 $2,250
Laser ablation (per day) $1,468 $2,080 $2,934
Neptune MC-ICP-MS      
Organic samples                   $162 $216 $324
Carbonate samples $136 $190 $270
Silicate samples $126 $180 $252
Water samples $108 $144 $216
Laser ablation (per day) $1,890 $2,646 $3,780
Neptune MC-ICP-MS with column seperations      
Organic samples $190 $270 $378
Carbonate samples $252 $360 $504
Silicate samples $244 $342 $486
Water samples $226 $324 $450

Please note that prices can change at any time without notice.
For Foreign Customers, full payment is required before samples are processed