Analytical Geochemistry Laboratory

Contact information:

We welcome inquiries from faculty, students, and professionals. Fees are charged for analytical services.
For further information contact Dr. Erika Elswick, Director.

Email: | Phone: 812-855-2493

Mailing Address:
Analytical Geochemistry Laboratory, Department of Geological Sciences Indiana University
702 N. Walnut Grove Room 453, Bloomington, IN 47405-1405 U.S.A.


Analytical Geochemistry Laboratory (MSBII 453) is a department facility that is dedicated to the inorganic geochemistry of geologic materials (water, sediments and soils, and rock).

  • Multiple fume hoods
  • Perkin Elmer Aanalyst 800 atomic absorption spectrometer
  • Dionex IC25 for ion chromatography
  • Eltra CS 2000 carbon-sulfur elemental analyzer
  • Additional equipment allows for multiple wet chemical extractions and preparation for the instruments listed above and other analyses, including mass spectrometry, and X-ray fluorescence.