Rates & Policies

Rates & Policies

The following user fee structure for the UCD/ICPMS laboratories covers the basic operating costs and customer service on an hourly basis. We strive to be flexible in our analytical capabilities and welcome all levels of experience and needs.

Quadrupole
ICP-MS (solution)
UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Center Performed / Training $65 $96 $174 $348
Supervised Operation $46 $69 $124 $248

Quadrupole
ICP-MS (laser ablation)
UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Center Performed / Training $77 $114 $206 $412
Supervised Operation $55 $82 $148 $296

Multiple Collection
ICP-MS (solution)/Laser Ablation
UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Center Performed / Training $122 $181 $328 $656
Supervised Operation $62 $92 $166 $332


High Volume Specialty Rates (min. 10 samples) UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Sr isotopes (water, carbonates) per sample $140 $207 $376 $752
Bulk Rock Trace Element Analysis per sample $65 $96 $174 $348

Additional Labor UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Technician (SRA2) $55 $82 $148 $296
Technician (SPECT) $72 $107 $194 $388
Associate Researcher $118 $174 $316 $632

Additional charges may apply for sample preparation, data reduction, and consultation at the rate of staff time and materials.

Contact the staff directly for price quotes for Fe, Pb, Nd, Hf, U-series isotope analyses or other systems of interest.