Sample Preparation

UP - University of Potsdam
last updated: July 19, 2023

About the Laboratory

Sample Preparation

UP - University of Potsdam
@ General Geology, Mineralogy
This Laboratory is part of:


  • Tbd
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The sample preparation laboratories provide facilities to prepare geological samples for a wide range of analytical methods. These include mineral separations for geochronologic analysis, mineral powders for geochemical analysis and polished thin sections for microscopy.


  • Binocular Microscope, Stereo Microscope
  • Heavy Liquid Separation Line
  • Frantz Magnetic Separator
  • Hammer Plate
  • Jaw Crusher
  • Grinding Machine
  • Disc Mill
  • Sieve

Analytical Methods

  • Mineral Separation
  • Crushing
  • Grinding
  • Milling
  • Sieving
  • Preparation of Thin and Polished Sections
    Polished Thin Sections, Thin Section

Laboratory Keywords

  • Rock Preparation
  • Water Table