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XRF is the fast and accurate non-destructive tool for analyzing major, minor and trace elements in the powdered samples of rocks/minerals/ clays/ ore/ soilistream sediments. Pressed powder pellets and fused beads are prepared from powdered samples and then elements are analysed using Wavelength dispersive XRF having 4KW Rhodium anodetube.

XRF

Standard Operating Procedure

Capabilities:

  • Determinations of major, minor and trace elemental composition of rocks and ores.
  • The XRF analytical data has helped in petrochemical classification and petrogenetic affinities of rock types and their economic significance.
  • lt caters to the requirements of all the regions of GSl, besides analyzing outside samples on commercial basis.
  • Sample Requirements:

  • Minimum sample required is 10 grams of representative and homogenized sample pulverized to at least -200 mesh size. The sample may be submitted in polythene bags with clear identification number.
  • Letter should specify the nature of the material, purpose of study and clearly indicate any elementof interest

Existing Locations:

  • NCEGR, Kolkata

    Additional Director General
    National Mission Head-IV
    Central Headquater

    Geological Survey of India
    15 A & B Kyd Street
    Kolkata-700016
    Fax- 033-22861716
    Email- hodm4@gsi.gov.in
  • NCEGR,Bengalurue

    Additional Director General
    National Mission Head-IV
    Central Headquater

    Geological Survey of India
    15 A & B Kyd Street
    Kolkata-700016
    Fax- 033-22861716
    Email- hodm4@gsi.gov.in
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