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Geological Sample Preparation Laboratory

Thin section lab

Contact: na

Preparation Tasks:

  • thin Sections 28 x 48 mm / 50 x 50 mm (ask for additional sizes)
  • polished thin Sections 28 x 48 mm
  • thin Sections for Microprobe ∅ 25 mm
  • polished thick Sections (e.g. Ore mineral microscopy)
  • polished Handspecimen
  • double polished Sections 200-400μm (e.g. Fluid-Inclusion research)
  • impregnation and dyeing of Pore spaces  (ask for other dyeing Methods)
  • production of Acetate Peels / Lamipeels
  • cutting of Rocks
  • Lacquer Profiles / Sediment-Transfer-Preparation
  • trainig of Students in labtechniques
  •  Digital Photo Documentation
  • Lab course in rock cutting ant thin section preparation

 

Equipment of the Geological Sample Preparation Laboratory:

  • Surface Grinding Machine MPS 2 R 300
  • Lapping and Polishing Machine LP 30
  • Polishing Machines Depiereux
  • Cutting and grinding Machine WOCO 50
  • Vacuum oven
  • Heating Plate
  • Bonding Jigs
  • Polarization Microscope
  • Reflected light Microscope
  • Microscope Camera