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Microanalysis Laboratory

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SEM image of ewaldite, a rare barium carbonate mineral from Mount St-Hilaire, Quebec. Long dimension of image is approximately 1 mm.

The Canadian Museum of Nature offers microanalysis services and expertise, including imaging and analysis.

The lab is equipped with two state-of-the-art analytical tools:

  • JEOL 8230 SuperProbe—for quantitative chemical analyses and images of minerals, alloys and other industrial products
  • JEOL 6610LV SEM—for observing and analyzing all types of solid samples, including uncoated insulators and biological material.

More details about the microanalysis laboratory.

Contact Us

For information on training, instrument availability and rate schedules:
Glenn Poirier
613.562.5800, extension 7179