3 new software packages

You can now purchase three different licences for iolite 3. If you are part of a degree-granting institution, you are eligible for our “academic licences”, of which there are two. If you are not part of a degree-granting institution, you will be required to purchase the full commercial version of iolite. We recognise that some labs…

Iolite launches new website

Iolite has migrated from to a new website to coincide with the release of iolite 3. This will bring the main site, the forum and all support features under one address, so make sure that you bookmark this new site. The new website is fully upgraded for secure eCommerce so that you can purchase iolite…

Iolite at the forefront of data reduction

The iolite team has just produced a new publication detailing a novel approach to multi-phase trace element mapping (also known as trace element imaging). The new module is called MinMapping, because it was originally developed for multi-mineralic samples, but it can also be applied to any sample where you need to assign a separate reference material, internal…

Iolite Workshop 2014 7th and 8th of June (Photo Credit: John Creech) We will be holding an Iolite workshop this year in conjunction with the Goldschmidt conference in Sacramento, California. It will have a very similar format to last year’s workshop, but will include all the new features that will come with Iolite v3. We…

What Iolite does so far…

As noted in the last post we’re all buzzing after Goldschmidt (of course from the workshop, but also from a whole week of stimulating discussions), and we’re now busy working on Iolite 3 among other things. But in the midst of all of this looking forward it occurred to us that this might be a…

Last word from the Iolite Workshop 2013

To all those who attended our Iolite Workshop 2013 in conjunction with the V.M. Goldschmidt conference, thank you for coming!It was great to see some really interested users from a range of backgrounds and with a variety of exposure to Iolite. The feedback we received was fantastic and we’re loaded with new ideas. We’re working…

Customising Iolite, Part II

In our previous post, we discussed some basic ways to customise Iolite. Continuing on from there, we’ll look at how to set up the Traces Window so that it displays your favourite channels, with your preferred zoom levels, each time you crunch your data. It’s quite common that if you’re analysing similar samples regularly, such…

Customising Iolite – Part 1

There are plenty of ways to customise Iolite. We’re going to break them up into three main categories: basics, viewing, and DRS specific. So let’s start with the basics. If you haven’t already noticed, in the Iolite menu at the top, there’s an item called “Modify Iolite’s default settings”. Selecting this item opens a panel…