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Laser Ablation Craters in Cassiterite

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Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of typical laser ablation craters in cassiterite after the LA-ICPMS runs.


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Neymark and others, 2018, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.03.008
Neymark, L.A., Holm-Denoma, C.S., and Moscati, R.J., 2018, In situ LA-ICPMS U–Pb dating of cassiterite without a known-age matrix-matched reference material: Examples from worldwide tin deposits spanning the Proterozoic to the Tertiary: Chemical Geology, 483, p. 410-425, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.03.008.