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Department of Geoscience

Earth Science 118
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
T. 403.220.5184
F. 403.284-0074

General Inquiries:
geoscience@ucalgary.ca

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Lab services/Equipment Rental Rates

Geoscience Lab Services - 2016 rates

Service

Internal (Geoscience)

U of C (other departments)

Other Academic/Gov't

Commercial

 Petrographic Laboratory

Standard thin section (26x46mm)

$10.00ea

$20.00ea

n/a

n/a

Large thin section (50x75mm)

$20.00ea

$40.00ea

n/a

n/a

Polished mounts

$10.00ea

$20.00ea

n/a

n/a

Double polished thin sections
(includes fluid inclusions for probe and reflected light microscopy)

$20.00ea

$40.00ea

n/a

n/a

Carbonate Stain

$1.00ea

$2.00ea

n/a

n/a

K feldspar Stain

$3.00ea

$6.00ea

n/a

n/a

Petrographic lab usage (saws, crushers, swing mill, grinders)
Includes training on equipment

 

$30.00 daily

n/a

n/a

Microprobe

Microprobe 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Monday-Friday

$40.00/hr

$50.00/hr

$60.00/hr +GST

$300.00/hr (all times)

Microprobe - evenings and weekends

$20.00/hr

$25.00/hr

$30.00/hr + GST

$300.00/hr (all times)

 Other equipment  access/rental

 XRD - All times

 $25.00/hr

 $30.00/hr

 

 

XRF

$10/day

$50/day

 

 

SPOT emergency transmitter

$10/wk-20/mth

$20/wk- $40/mth

 

 

 

Research labs

 Isotope Science Laboratory  - See rates posted on website

 

Equipment Rentals

SPOT emergency transmitters
Geoscience rate, $10 per week, $30 per month, you supply the batteries