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Round 3 of G-Chron: Now active


— the proficiency test for age-dating of minerals

One of the few ways to know if you can trust your U-Pb data

The reporting window for Round 3 of G-Chron involving Zircon Peng-16 is open and the system is ready to receive results from recipients of the test material.

Please submit your results by Wednesday 15th May.

Round 2: G-Chron 2021 — Zircon Kara-18: Report available for download

Round 1: G-Chron 2019 — Zircon Rak-17: Report available for download

The report download procedure for all active participants is given in our emails announcing the availability of G-Chron reports.


For information about the IAG Early Career Researcher Award 2024, the new name for the IAG Young Scientist Award, click this link.


For enquiries about:

The programme and use of the website, contact Peter Webb and Michael Wiedenbeck: gchron.iag@gmail.com

Payments and subscriptions, contact Chris Jackson: iag-treasurer@virginmedia.com

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G-Chron Organisers for the International Association of Geoanalysts:

Michael Wiedenbeck (Potsdam, Germany) Principal Organiser
Peter Webb (Milton Keynes, UK) Website Administrator
Chris Jackson (Ashford, UK) Subscriptions Manager


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