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By: Nina Owczarek
The Conservation Department now has a portable x-ray fluorescence analyzer (or pXRF) courtesy of the 1956 Otto Haas Charitable Trust. This is great news for the lab, since now we can answer frequently asked questions without having to consider destructive testing. As stewards of our world’s material culture, this is a great new advantage! XRF […]
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