Services

Formats*

  • 27mm x 46mm rectangular thin section
  • 2″ x 3″ rectangular thin section
  • 1″ round thin section

Options*

  • With or without coverslip
  • single or double polish
  • removable mount
  • Micrograin mount
  • Mineral stain
  • Epoxy stain
  • Extra thick/thin
  • Extra sensitive materials (brittle, water sensitive, oxygen sensitive, radioactive)
  • Polished slabs (call for sizing & cost)

Procedure Preps*

  • Standard Petrographic (PLM)
  • Electron Microprobe (EMP, EMPA)
  • Fluid Inclusions
  • Micrograin Mounts
  • Laser Ablation (LAS, LA-ICP-MS)
  • Synchrotron (XAS, XANES, NEXAFS)
  • Soil Micromorphology
  • UV-Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Secondar Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS, nanoSIMS)
  • Mineral Staining (K, Plag, Ca, Fe)
  • Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)
  • Porosity Staining
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Cathodoluminescence (CL)

*See FAQ page for additional information