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 $181 $353
Supervised Operation $46 $67 $127 $248

Quadrupole
ICP-MS (laser ablation)
UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Center Performed / Training $77 $112 $202 $402
Supervised Operation $55 $81 $141 $285

Multiple Collection
ICP-MS (solution)
UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Center Performed / Training $122 $177 $334 $650
Supervised Operation $62 $91 $172 $334

Multiple Collection
ICP-MS
(laser ablation)
UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Center Performed / Training $122 $177 $334 $650
Supervised Operation $62 $91 $172 $334

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 $204 $386 $750
Bulk Rock Trace Element Analysis per sample $65 $96 $156 $326

Additional Labor UC Campus
(Includes all UC Campuses)
Non-UC Campus &
Non-Profits
Corporate Corporate Priority
Technician (SRA2) $55 $81 $153 $297
Technician (SPECT) $72 $106 $200 $388
Associate Researcher $118 $171 $324 $630

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.