Mineral Separation Lab

 

Building B, Room B 239

Contact: Dr. Elis Hoffmann

 

In the Mineral Separation lab different minerals are separated from rocks for geochronology.

Methods

  • Frantz Magnetic Separator (separation of minerals according to magnetic susceptibility)


  • Separation using heavy liquids


  • Sieves


  • Ball mills


  • Ceramic plate jaw crusher


 

 

Frantz Magnetic separator for separation of dia- and paramagnetic minerals

 

Retsch ball mill for producing powders of small sample quantities

 

Spex ceramic plate jaw crusher (PGE and Re analyses)

 

 

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