IAG announce G-Chron U-Th-Pb PT scheme

The International Association of Geoanalysts (IAG) have announced a U-Th-Pb proficiency testing (PT) scheme (G-Chron) aimed towards the LA-ICP-MS community. As a key mechanism for demonstrating a labs data validation, proficiency testing exercises and interlaboratory comparisons are an important tool for the community.

LA Carbonate workshop

U-Pb carbonate specialists are holding a workshop at 2019 Barcelona Goldschmidt focussed on discussing issues related to the dating of carbonates in a variety of geological settings.