|Specimen identification||e.g. prior to radiocarbon dating, usually only a single piece of material||$17|
|Point sample identification||e.g., charcoal concentration removed by hand in the field, may contain several different specimens||$45|
|Wood identification||structural or craft wood (buildings, shipwrecks, coffins), cost varies depending on condition of wood, geographical breadth of possible identifications, and specificity of desired identification||$17-50|
|Screen sample identification||many items collected from screen, includes 20-specimen wood charcoal identification||$90|
|Flotation sample, small||light fraction < 2 g||$135|
|Flotation sample, medium||light fraction 2-20 g||$175|
|Flotation sample, large||light fraction 20-40 g||$220|
|Flotation sample, extra large||light fraction > 40 g||$400 and up|
Prices include sorting, wood charcoal identification for flotation samples (standard 20 specimen subsample), reporting, supplies, and return shipping.
Most clients elect to flotation-process their own samples due to the cost of shipping large soil volumes. Contact Macrobotanical Analysis if you require flotation services.