Mineralogical Laboratory

Researchinfrastructure: Equipment

Managing organisational unitDepartment of Geosciences and Geography
Responsible personPasi Heikkilä
Available to users outside UHYes
DescriptionThe Mineralogical Laboratory is a research facility for quantitative studies of the physical and chemical properties of Earth materials. The instrumentation is partly shared with the Finnish Museum of Natural History, the Department of Physics and the Department of Chemistry.
Components of the research infrastructure1) Electron-microbeam laboratory: Jeol JXA-8600 Superprobe electron-microprobe with 4 WDS spectrometers, Oxford EDS system and modernized control electronics, Jeol JSM-T330 scanning electron microscope; 2) X-ray analysis laboratory: PANalytical Axios mAX 4 kW wavelength-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer, PANalytical XPert3 X-ray powder diffractometer; 3) Mineral physics laboratory: Perkin-Elmer Spectrum One FTIR spectrometer; 4) Sedimentological laboratory: Marvern Mastersizer 2000 grain size analyzer, sediment sieving facilities; 5) Sample prepation laboratories: two rock-cuttings saws, thin and polished section preparation machines, facilities for rock crushing, pulverization, and melting into lithium borate glass beads, sample coating machines
P.O. Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)

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