The SIGL comprises five laboratories, including:

  1. A metal-free clean laboratory and thermal ionization mass spectrometry laboratory, housing a state-of-the-art Thermo Fisher Scientific Triton
  2. A highly siderophile element preparation laboratory housing an Anton Paar High-Pressure Asher
  3. A Plasma laboratory housing two Thermo Fisher Scientific iCAP Qc quadropole ICP-MS instruments, a laser ablation system, two Aridus II/III desolvating nebulizers and a Perkin Elemr Optima 3000 DV ICP-OES
  4. A general preparation laboratory equipped for sawing and polishing to make thin-sections and high-purity sample powders
  5. A reflected/transmitted light microscopy laboratory