“The Bi-Mg sample gave count rates of positive magnesium ions,
which were enhanced sixty times more than in the pure Mg metal standard.”
– Erik Hauri, Ph.D., Ion Microprobe Tech,
Carnegie Institution of Washington, D. C., July 20, 1996
Slice of bismuth and magnesium/zinc layered metal being
placed by Erik Hauri, Ph.D., operator of the ion microprobe,
into container for magnesium isotope ratio analysis on
July 20, 1996, at Carnegie Institution of Washington, D. C.
Photograph © 1996 by Linda Moulton Howe.