SERVICES AND PRICE LIST

John de Laeter Centre Services and Price List (2018)

Facility/Service

WA Partner*: Researcher Cost

WA Partner*: Full Cost

Collaborative Full Cost

Sensitive High Resolution Ion MicroProbe (SHRIMP)

SHRIMP Usage (10 hour day; 2 U-Pb ages per day)

$600

$1,800

$2,050

SHRIMP Night Runner (per shift)

$650

$650

$780

Weekend/Public Holiday (experienced users only; per day)

$333

$1,000

$1,200

Setup costs (per day)

$43

$130

$155

Gold coating (per sample)

$7

$20

$25

Mount preparation (per sample by prior arrangement)

N/A

N/A

$200

Laser Ablation Mass Spectrometry

LA-SC-ICPMS (QMS – per day)

$492

$1,475

$3,142

LA-MC-ICPMS (multicollector – per day)

$630

$1,890

$4,026

LA-SS-ICPMS (split stream- per day)

$853

$2,560

$5,453

Technical Support (set-up of instruments; per hour)

$52

$155

$190

Data Processing+reporting (per hour)

$120

$120

$255

Sample selection (grain selection for preparation for mounts:per hour)

$100

$100

$213

Uranium-Helium Geo/Thermochronology

Apatite conventional U-He (per sample)

$183

$550

$750

Zircon conventional U-He (per sample)

$367

$1,100

$1,250

Additiona technical labor charges (per hour)

$43

$130

$170

Sample Preparation

Crushing & Selfrag: Up to 1 kg (per sample)

$42

$125

$185

$ per every extra kg

$10

$30

$40

Panning, sieving, elutriation (per sample)

$7

$20

$50

Magnetic separation (per sample)

$13

$40

$60

Heavy liquids (per sample)

$17

$50

$75

Hand picking (per hour)

$50

$50

$58

SHRIMP mount preparation (per mount)

$43

$130

$170

Ar-Ar Geochronology

40Ar/39Ar Analysis (per sample)

$320

$950

$990

40Ar/39Ar Analysis – Founders rate (per sample)

N/A

$475

$495

Sample preparation fee (per hour)

$30

$90

$115

Radiogenic Isotope Analysis

Re-Os model age of molybdenite (per sample)

$500

$1,500

$2,000

Re-Os geochronology via isochron (per analysis): 5-7 analyses required

$200

$600

$700

Sm-Nd isotope analysis (per sample)

$130

$390

$450

Pb isotope analysis – whole rock (per sample)

$100

$300

$350

Pb isotope analysis – galena

$70

$210

$245

Data interpretation and reporting (per hour)

$50

$150

$195

Experimental HP/HT Geochemistry

HP-HT Experimental Facility Usage (per day)

$217

$650

$850

Consumables (e.g. Pt capsules, acids, etc.)

At cost

At cost

At cost

Other Labour (per hour)

$33

$100

$130

Atom Probe Analysis

CAMECA LEAP Atom Probe (per day)

$900

$2,700

$3,200

Additional labour (per hour)

$60

$180

$195

Micoscopy and Microanalysis

Registration Fee – Assisted User

$70

$70

$84

Registration Fee plus Basic Training

$270

$270

$324

Subscriptions

Only major instruments below are covered by subscriptions. Labour, sample preparation equipment, and consumables are not included.

Individual UG student (per 12 month period)

$220

$660

$660

HDR student – MSc or PhD (per 12 month period)

$1,000

$3,000

$3,000

Individual researcher (per 12 month period)

$2,750

$8,250

$8,250

Research group (100 hours usage cap, valid for 12 months)

$3,300

$10,000

$10,000

Electron Microscopy

Light Microscopes (per hour)

$5

$15

$18

SEM – Zeiss Evo (per hour)

$30

$90

$108

FESEM – Zeiss Neon & Tescan Mira  (per hour)

$37

$110

$132

TEM – FEI Talos  (per hour)

$37

$110

$132

Lyra FIBSEM ToF-SIMS (per hour)

$50

$150

$175

Technical labour – operation/training (per hour)

$55

$165

$198

Data Interpretation / reporting (per hour) – not subsidised

$210

$210

$252

EBSD Polishing

$15

$45

$54

Evaporative carbon coating (per coat)

$8

$24

$29

Platinum sputter coating (per coat)

$10

$30

$36

Consumables (e.g. stubs, boxes, grids)

At cost

At cost

At cost

Automated Mineralogy

TIMA – Automated Mineral Liberation Analysis (per hour)

$30

$90

$108

Technical labour – operation/training (per hour)

$55

$165

$198

Data Interpretation / reporting (per hour) – not subsidised

$210

$210

$252

Mount preparation (per mount, by staff)

$30

$90

$108

X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Kratos AXIS Ultra DLD XPS system (per hour)

$47

$140

$160

Additional labour

$55

$165

$198

X-ray Diffraction and Scattering

XRD (per sample for maximum of 90 Minutes)

$15

$45

$50

SAXS  (per hour)

$37

$110

$132

In-situ XRD (per day)

$100

$300

$450

Technical labour – operation/training (per hour)

$55

$165

$198

Data Interpretation / reporting (per hour) – not subsidised

$210

$210

$252

XRD sample preparation (per sample, by user)

$4

$12

$14

XRD sample preparation (per sample, by staff)

$30

$90

$108

 

*WA Partner institutions: Curtin University, University of Western Australia, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, University of Notre Dame Australia and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. Prices effective 1 Feb 2018.