Mineral Characterisation Laboratories (Instruments)

GFZ - German Research Centre for Geosciences
last updated: November 30, 2023

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Mineral Characterisation Laboratories (Instruments)

GFZ - German Research Centre for Geosciences
@ Section 3.5 Interface Geochemistry
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Description

The Mineral Synthesis Lab complex is equipped with a very diverse suite of spectroscopic and scattering instruments to determine material chemical composition, structure, surface area and grain size of both synthetic and natural samples.

Instruments

  • Surface Area Analyzer
  • Zeta-Potential Analyzer
  • Optical Microscope
    Light Microscope
  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

  • PXRD, Powder X-Ray Diffractometer, XRD

Analytical Methods

  • Surface Area Analysis
    BET Methods, Gas Sorption, Pore Volume Analysis
  • Zeta-Potential Measurement

  • Light Microscopy
  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometry
    UV-VIS Spectroscopy

  • PXRD, Powder X-Ray Diffraction, X-Ray Diffraction, X-Ray Diffraction Analysis, XRD

Laboratory Keywords

  • ζ Potential

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