IRM electromagnet

Two metal drums are held vertically above a steel-cased box. Perched on top, an instrument panel's dials look on disapprovingly.

Detailed Description

This instrument is an electromagnet that is used for measuring the variation of induced magnetization in standard-sized paleomagnetic samples. Applied fields range from 0 to 700 milliTesla.


Image Dimensions: 632 x 843

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US


USGS photo by Tony Pivarunas