31. LA-MC-ICP-MS Applied to U-PB Zircon Geochronology

  1. Mike S. Lee
  1. Alain Cocherie and
  2. Michèle Robert

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch31

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

How to Cite

Cocherie, A. and Robert, M. (2012) LA-MC-ICP-MS Applied to U-PB Zircon Geochronology, in Mass Spectrometry Handbook (ed M. S. Lee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch31

Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

Author Information

  1. BRGM, Orleans, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Pharmaceutical Science and Biotechnology: Practices, Applications and Methods

Book Series Editors:

  1. Mike S. Lee

Series Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470536735

Online ISBN: 9781118180730

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Keywords:

  • LA-MC-ICP-MS, in Neptune MC-ICP-MS for U-Pb zircon;
  • in situ reference method, using SIMS dedicated to SHRIMP;
  • U-Pb zircon geochronometer, magma process over ages;
  • precision, using Faraday Cup, MIC configuration;
  • LA-MC-ICP-MS limits, 230Th disequilibrium and analytical

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preliminary Remarks

  • Materials and Methods

  • Direct PB/PB Isotope Ratio Measurements on Natural Solutions at Very Low Concentration (Without Laser)

  • PB/PB and U/PB Isotope Ratio Measurements to Date Zircon using a Laser Coupled with MC-ICP-MS

  • Frontier in U-PB Dating: Age Determination in Quaternary Zircon Using LA-MC-ICP-MS

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References