How & Where To Send Us Samples

If you are a new submitter, please review the "Information for new submitters" page first. Please use the list below for sending samples to PRIME Lab. Note that materials such as beryllium oxide and silver iodide may be regulated with respect to shipping; please consult with your shipper to determine if your shipment needs special treatment.

For geologic/water samples that need processing at PRIME Lab before AMS measurements

  • Rock (crushed or uncrushed) for 10Be and/or 26Al, or whole-rock 36Cl analysis
  • Soils or sediments for 10Be and/or 26Al, 36Cl, or 129I
  • Cleaned quartz for 10Be and/or 26Al analysis
  • Water samples for 36Cl or 129I analysis

Questions about whether your samples fit here? Please email Greg Chmiel

Send materials to:

ATTN: Kasey Howe
Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory
Purdue University
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036

 

For samples finished outside of PRIME Lab that only need AMS measurement

  • Silver chloride or silver iodide for PRIME Lab staff to load into holders
  • All pre-loaded holders for 10Be, 26Al, 36Cl, and 129I

Need holders to load your own samples? Simply use our Online Holder Request Form

 

  • Biomedical samples for 14C, 26Al, or 41Ca analysis

Questions about whether your samples fit here? Please email George Jackson

Send materials to:

ATTN: Kasey Howe
Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory
Purdue University
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036

 

  • Terrestrial samples for 14C analysis

Questions about whether your samples fit here? Please email Ken Mueller

Send materials to:

ATTN: Kasey Howe
Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory
Purdue University
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036