Laboratories and Instruments

The infrastructure of the Institute for Geosciences supports research on the highest level. It encompasses not just large devices and well appointed labs but also data like the ELSA-Core archive of the Eifel-Maars, equipment for field studies and methods developed at the Institute. Below you find a list of our laboratories and the according responsibles to contact for access.

AAS - Atomic Absorption Spectrometry

SpectrAA-300, Varian

Room 03-184 | Contact:
N. Groschopf | Room 03-183 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 24110

CS- Analyzer (Carbon, Sulphur)

CS-225, Leco

Room 03-184 | Contact:
N. Groschopf | Room 03-183 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 24110

Confocal Micro Raman Spectrometry

Room 03-142 | Contact:
T. Häger | Room 04-241 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 22256

EMP - Electron Microprobe

Jeol JXA 8200

Room 03-114 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24762 | Contact:
S. Buhre | Room 03-131 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24112
N. Groschopf | Room 03-183 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24110

FT-IR - Fourier Transformation IR Spectrometry

Room 03-124 | Contact:
T. Häger | Room 04-241 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-22256
J. Engelke | Room 04-118 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24368

µCT - High Resolution Micro Computer Tomography

Procon CT - Alpha 160

Room 01-448 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-27113 | Contact:
F.Enzmann | Room 01-274 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-22844

High Pressure Lab piston-cylinder apparatus (30.000 ATM)

Designed and constructed at the Institute for Geosciences Mainz

Room U-010 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-20108 | Contact:
S. Buhre | Room 03-131 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24112

ICP-OES - Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometry

Spectro Ciros Vision ICP-OES

Room U-495 | Contact:
B. R. Schöne | Room 01-242 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24757
M. Maus | Room 01-123 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-22849

CF-IRMS - Continuous Flow - Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer

Finnigan MAT 253 und Isoprime Gasmassenspektrometer

mit: Finnigan Gasbench II, Finnigan TC-EA, Vario EL Elementaranalysator

Raum U-495 | Kontakt:
B. R. Schöne | Raum 01-142 | Tel.: +49 6131 39-24757
M. Maus | Raum 01-123 | Tel.: +49 6131 39-22849

LA-ICP-MS - Laser Ablation - Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry

Agilent 7500 cs with two lasers UP-213 (213 nm) and NWR 193 (Excimer Laser, 193 nm)

Room 04-283 | Tel: +49 (0)6131 39-25943 | Contact:
R. Mertz | Room 04-273 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24759

SEM - Scanning Electron Microscopy

Room 03-164 | Contact:
T. Häger | Room 04-241 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-22256

Thermocalc - PC Lab

Room 03-283 | Contact:
R. White | Room 03-284 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39-24781

XRF - X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Philips MagiX Pro

Room 03-143 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 20674 | Contact:
N. Groschopf | Room 03-183 | Tel.: +49 (0)6131 39 24110