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Geochronology Laboratory, located at Hyderabad (Headquarters), is equipped with a Class 100 Clean Chemical Laboratory for the chemical processing and elemental separation of geological samples and Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer (TIMS)-Model Phoenix from Isotopx, for isotopic Studies. The laboratory is engaged in carrying out isotopic dating of whole rock and minerals by Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, U-Pb and Pb-Pb methods. Besides, pure minerals separate of uranium bearing minerals are also studied by U-Pb method to understand the multiple geological events.

Geochronology Laboratory