Beta Analytic’s radiocarbon dating cost varies by material type and service requested.
Please indicate the following information in the form below so we can provide the appropriate prices.
1. Carbon Dating Services
2. Material Type (e.g. non-heated bones, charcoal, sediment)
Beta Analytic DOES NOT accept manuscripts, art works, artifacts or antiquities or any samples with “tracer Carbon-14” or any other artificial isotopes. Details are found below the contact form.
3. If you need an estimate or quotation, please also indicate the number of samples per material and the billing address of the paying institution.
We respond to inquiries promptly during business hours (8 AM – 5 PM EST, Monday-Friday).
The laboratory does not undertake radiocarbon dating of:
To meet the requirements of the UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property and not abet trade of looted cultural property, Beta Analytic does not date art works, artifacts or antiquities from private persons, antiquities dealers, auction houses or private collections.
Beta Analytic also provides stable isotope analysis of various samples including:
|Bones (Cremated), Organics and Water DIC||– δ13C|
|Bones (Non-cremated)||– δ13C + δ15N
– δ13C + δ15N + %C + %N + C:N
|Carbonates||– δ13C + δ18O|
– δD + δ18O
– δD + δ18O plus δ13C on water DIC
Page last updated: May 2021