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ROCK AND CORE

Rock and Drill Core

Preparation of drill core and rock samples require meticulous care to produce ahomogeneous sub-sample for analysis. MS Analytical Services’ Quality Systemis as comprehensive in Sample Preparation as any other area of our business.

The preparation packages below are our routine preparation for rock, drill core and chip samples. However, sample preparation can be customized to suit client specifications. Please contact us for details and pricing information.

Rocks and Drill Core Packages

Rock and drill core samples are crushed to 70% passing 2mm, then a representative split is taken and pulverized to 85% passing 75micron. All of our Preparation methods are based on samples of 5kg or less. A surcharge will apply for samples in excess of 5kg.

Description Price Package Code
Dry, Crush to 2mm, Split off a 250g sub-sample and
pulverize to 85% passing 75 micron
By Quotation PRP-910
Dry, Crush to 2mm, Split off a 500g sub-sample and
pulverize to 85% passing 75 micron
By Quotation PRP-915
Dry, Crush to 2mm, Split off a 1000g sub-sample and
pulverize to 85% passing 75 micron
By Quotation PRP-920
Oversize surcharge-samples >5kg  By Quotation PRP-950
Preparation package-Client specifications  By Quotation PRP-999

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drying

Samples must be dry prior to sample preparation. All samples will be dried upon receipt at 60oC unless otherwise requested. Air drying of samples is available upon request and is a useful technique for samples which may contain volatile species. Please note when air drying, turnaround times may beextended depending on moisture content.

Description Price Method Code
Drying at 60oC By Quotation DRI-050
Extra drying time for excessively wet samples By Quotation DRI-100
Air drying of samples By Quotation DRI-200
Drying-Client specifications By Quotation DRI-300

*Prices above are for samples up to 5kg.


Crushing

Choosing the best option for crushing can depend on both the sample type and the mineral that hosts the element of interest within the matrix; a finer crush might be appropriate for heterogeneously distributed precious metals. Crushing codes are based on samples of 5kg or less. A surcharge will apply for samples in excess of 5kg.

Description Price Method Code
Crush up to 5kg to 70% passing 2mm By Quotation CRU-220
Crush up to 5kg to 90% passing 2mm By Quotation CRU-240
Crush up to 5kg to 70% passing 6mm By Quotation CRU-260
Oversize surcharge By Quotation CRU-200
Crush-Client specifications By Quotation CRU-999


Splitting

Samples which have been crushed may require splitting to obtain an appropriate sample size for pulverization. Met-Solve Analytical Services offers standard riffle splitting as well as automated rotary splitting for high-precision sub-sampling.

Description Price Method Code
Split an oversized pulp (Riffle Split), >5kg By Quotation SPL-400
Split 250g crushed material (Riffle Split) By Quotation SPL-410
Split 250g crushed material (Rotary Split) By Quotation SPL-415
Split 1000g crushed material (Riffle Split) By Quotation SPL-420
Split 1000g crushed material (Rotary Split) By Quotation SPL-425


Pulverizing

Pulverizing is done using a ‘ring-and-puck’ style bowls of low chrome steel.

Description Price Method Code
Pulverize 250g to 85% passing 75micron By Quotation PPU-510
Pulverize 500g to 85% passing 75micron By Quotation PPU-520
Pulverize 1000g to 85% passing 75micron By Quotation PPU-530


Miscellaneous

Description Price Method Code
“Wash” crusher with barren material between each sample By Quotation PWA-200
“Wash” pulverizer with barren material between each sample By Quotation PWA-500
PMixing & pulverizing composite, per 250g By Quotation PPU-560