Since 1972, geoscientists and industry leaders have used the technical and professional services of Vancouver Petrographics Ltd.

From preparing slide sections to in-depth petrographic analyses, we provide quick, confidential and courteous service with an emphasis on quality. In addition to our full range of petrographic services, we have developed specialized techniques in the preparation of thin sections of unusual materials such as soluble minerals, soil, clay, fossils, archaeological artifacts and kimberlites.

Our team of experienced technicians and highly qualified petrographers are here to assist you. We have worked with just about every rock and industrial mineral, so you can rest assured, we have the knowledge and experience to tackle whatever your needs require. Please contact us today to get started.


PUBLIC The Geological Surveys of both Canada and the U.S.A and their respective provincial and state surveys.

ACADEMIC Universities from around the world including Queen’s, Victoria, British Columbia, Calgary, Manitoba, Regina, McMaster, Ottawa, Toronto, McGill, California, Massachusetts, Indiana, Indiana State, Tennessee, Yale, Iowa, Georgia, Texas, Alaska, Wisconsin, Copenhagen, Western Australia, Brazil, Athens, Geneva, France and Germany.

PRIVATE Over one thousand companies including industry leading mining companies from around the world.