We reserve the right to refuse material for dating if the provenance is uncertain or for other ethical considerations.
These prices include sampling, chemical pre-treatment, stable carbon isotope and AMS isotope measurement for samples relevant to research in Archaeology or Environmental Science.
Typically, this is NZD100 for pretreatment and NZD200 for pretreatment and combustion, but charges may vary depending on the sample type.
Please read our pages on sample weight requirements, and if you are unsure about the suitability of your sample please contact us.
If all samples in a batch are unsuitable for dating, we reserve the right to charge an inspection fee of NZD50 plus the MPI fee of NZD35.
All samples that have undergone pretreatment and subsequently found to be unsuitable for dating, or abandoned for another reason, may incur a part charge.
High Precision: Price available on enquiry - please contact Prof Gordon Cook. Alternatively, telephone or write to Professor Gordon Cook (details below).
Beta Analytic uses Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) technology, which gives the most advanced precision and accuracy for carbon-14 measurements.
Multi-sample discounts are offered for batches of submitted samples for conventional radiocarbon dating. Michael Buzinny.#1: Routine One ( separate) charcoal sample (5-10 g of Carbon or more) coming abroad costs: 100 Euro 10 Euro for Customs formalities.The lab is based in Miami, Florida, and is the world leader in carbon-14 analyses since 1979.It has forwarding offices in Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the UK.Current monetary exchange values can be estimated with the Universal Currency Converter.These prices include sampling (at Oxford), sample preparation, stable carbon isotope and AMS isotope measurement.