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C14 AMS dating

Laboratory Vilnius Radiocarbon provides radiocarbon C14 dating of samples with most accurate method using Accelerated mass spectrometer manufactured by National Electrostatics Corporation (USA). Identified limits range of geological and archaeological samples are from present day back to 50.000 BP.

Turnaround time?

5 weeks after submitting samples and prepayment


280 Eur ex VAT. For bigger amounts there is special discounts.

Preparation of samples included?

Yes, even it would be collagen extraction from the bone – everything is already included.

Measurements accuracy?

Standard accuracy of measurements is ±45 years. Higher accuracy can be achieved on special demands.

Which samples can you date?

Charcoal, plants, seeds, peat, soil, bottom sediment, textile, wood, bone, tooth, ceramics (charred food residue), shells, corals, CaCO₃ and much more organic materials.

If sample is inappropriate?

If it will appear that sample is inappropriate for dating, you will be able either submit another sample instead either recover your advanced payment.

What quantity of sample should be submitted?

Recommended quantity of every sample material is given in the online order form.

How to order?

Just fill online order form. Five easy steps.

Stable Isotope Ratio Analysis?

Yes, d13C and d15N measurements are performed in our laboratory as well for just additional 15 Eur ex VAT.

Affordable for individuals?

Of course, not only the companies but individual persons can order samples dating as well. In this case 21% VAT will be added to final price.

Where to send samples?

Center for Physical Sciences and Technology
Laboratory of Mass Spectrometry
Saulėtekio av. 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania

Is the Center certified?

Yes. Center for Physical Sciences and Technology is certified and meets the requirements of international standard ISO 9001: 2015 in the activities for metrology, research, experimental development and training of highly qualified researchers.

If you have more questions – we will be happy to answer them

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