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.


  • 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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