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As a full service petrographic lab, we prepare both covered and polished slide sections, as well as offer in-depth petrographic descriptions.

 

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.

Sample Preparation, Descriptions & Accessories

Type
Price
THIN SECTIONS
30 MICRONS, COVERED OR UNCOVERED
27 mm x 46 mm (Standard)
$24
50 mm x 75 mm
$75
POLISHED THIN SECTIONS
30 MICRONS
27 mm x 46 mm (Standard)
$48
50 mm x 75 mm
$150
POLISHED THICK SECTIONS
200+ MICRONS
27 mm x 46 mm (Standard)
$35
25 mm diameter
$32
32 mm diameter
$35
KIMBERLITES
OPTIONS
THIN SECTION
$35
WEDGED THIN SECTION
$38
POLISHED THIN SECTION
$60
CORE SLAB MATTE FINISH
$35
SAND PERCUSSION DRILL CHIPS AND MILL CONCENTRATES
OPTIONS
COVERED THIN SECTION (27 mm x 46 mm)
$32
POLISHED THIN SECTION
$55
OPTIONAL
PREPARATIONS
CLEAR EPOXY
$3
BLUE EPOXY
$5
CONCRETE
$8
K-FELDSPAR STAINING
$3 REGULAR $5 LARGE
MISCELLANEOUS
OPTIONS
FLUID INCLUSIONS (Prepared to desired thickness)
$60
INDICATOR MINERAL GRAINS PREPARATION
$.75/grain
INDICATOR MINERAL GRAINS POLISHING (100-200 grains)
$60
POLISHING, ROCK CUTTING/GRINDING, DISPLAY POLISHING
Call for pricing.
PETROGRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS
PER SECTION
27 mm x 46 mm Thin Section Description
$225
27 mm x 46 mm Polished Thin Section Description
$250
50 mm x 75 mm Thin Section Description
$250
50 mm x 75 mm Polished Thin Section Description
$300
ACCESSORIES & EQUIPMENT
OPTIONS
CORE DISPLAY CASE
$750
BOX OF 100 THIN SECTION SLIDES
$20
SLIDE STORAGE BOXES
Small $3 Large $12.50
DIAMOND PRODUCTS BLOCK SAW (CC800M)
Call for availability & pricing.
SAW BLADES
Call for availability & pricing.
BLACK SILICON ABRASIVES
Call for availability & pricing.

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