EOS is fully equipped to conduct petrological investigations on-site. Our rock preparatory laboratories were established in 2011 and moved to their new building in 2017.
The laboratory contains rock-crushing and coring equipment and a thin-section laboratory. This facility is used to prepare thin sections and grain mounts for SEM and other modern microanalytical techniques.
Crushing and coring equipment.
Trimming and grinding equipment.
We also have a lab that hosts binocular and petrographic microscopes, capable of imaging capture and stitching, and separate environmentally controlled sample storage facilities.
Automated imaging of a grain mount.
Differentiating grains under stereo microscope.