LIBS Info: Element Analysis

Title Authors Material Detector Spectrometer Software
Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy applications to meteorites: Chemical analysis and composition profiles M. Dell'Aglio, A. De Giacomo, R. Gaudiuso, O. De Pascale, G.S. Senesi, S. Longo Geological Jobin Yvon ICCD i3000 Jobin Yvon Triax 55
Laser: Nd:YAG
532.0000nm
NonemJ
10.000Hz
Gate Delay: 0.830us
Gate Width: 5.000us
Calibration Free LIBS is used to analyse a range of meteorite samples. Most analyses at atmospheric pressure, but a few at a reduced Ar atmosphere. For this application LIBS has the distinct advantage of requiring no contact with the sample.
Element Detection Limit (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Other Wavelengths (nm) Calibration Method Calibration Range (ppm) Notes


Element RMSE (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Calibration Method Notes
Fe 15096.4897 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Wasson J. T. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2002) The IAB iron-meteorite complex: a group, five subgroups, numerous grouplets, closely related, mainly formed by crystal segregation in rapidly cooling melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2445–2473. Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002) Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25. Wasson J. T., Huber H. and Malvin D. J. (2007) Formation of IIAB iron meteorite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 760–781. Wasson J. T. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2002) The IAB iron-meteorite complex: a group, five subgroups, numerous grouplets, closely related, mainly formed by crystal segregation in rapidly cooling melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2445–2473.
O 17088.0075 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25. Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002)
Mg 8062.2577 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25. Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002)
Al 17677.6695 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002) Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25.
Si 12050.7261 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25. Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002)
Ca 11335.7840 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002) Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25.
Ti 1019.8039 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25. Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002)
Cr 2000.0000 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002)
Mn 212.1320 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Reference concentration from Taylor et al. (2002) Reference concentration from Warren P. H., Ulff-Moller F. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2005) New lunar meteorites: impact melt and regolith breccias and large- scale heterogeneities of the upper lunar crust. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, 1–25.
Co 1820.2564 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Wasson J. T. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2002) The IAB iron-meteorite complex: a group, five subgroups, numerous grouplets, closely related, mainly formed by crystal segregation in rapidly cooling melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2445–2473. Wasson J. T. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2002) The IAB iron-meteorite complex: a group, five subgroups, numerous grouplets, closely related, mainly formed by crystal segregation in rapidly cooling melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2445–2473. Wasson J. T., Huber H. and Malvin D. J. (2007) Formation of IIAB iron meteorite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 760–781.
Ni 8324.4619 ppm -10.0000 Calibration Free LIBS Wasson J. T. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2002) The IAB iron-meteorite complex: a group, five subgroups, numerous grouplets, closely related, mainly formed by crystal segregation in rapidly cooling melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2445–2473. Wasson J. T., Huber H. and Malvin D. J. (2007) Formation of IIAB iron meteorite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 760–781. Wasson J. T. and Kallemeyn G. W. (2002) The IAB iron-meteorite complex: a group, five subgroups, numerous grouplets, closely related, mainly formed by crystal segregation in rapidly cooling melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66, 2445–2473.